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Stefan Sittig

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  • de Laski Performing Arts Bldg
    4400 University Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Biography

Stefan Sittig (B.A., University of Virginia; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University) is a director, choreographer, fight director, movement coach, educator and performer. He has directed, choreographed, or created fights for over 70 productions including work in New York (Off-Broadway), internationally in Canada and Uruguay, and in the D.C. area for The Kennedy Center, The Studio Theatre, Metro Stage, The Washington Savoyards, The American Century Theatre, Open Circle Theatre, 1st Stage and others. 

Productions that Stefan has been involved with have garnered a total of 4 Helen Hayes Awards (D.C.’s equivalent of the Tony Award) and 19 Helen Hayes Award nominations. He has worked with several Broadway and Hollywood stars, including Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Marvin Hamlisch, Tina Fey, Christina Hendricks, Savion Glover and Baayork Lee.

He has been teaching at the college level for 25 years and has served on the faculty of University of Maryland University College (2017 and 2016 Professional Achievement Award, 3x nominee for the Stanley J. Drazek Excellence in Teaching Award), University of Virginia (SCPS), Virginia Commonwealth University, Messiah College, The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts (NCDA) in Georgetown and the Escuela de Comedia Musical in Montevideo, Uruguay. He has led master classes, workshops, coached students, and created choreography for theatre productions at Georgetown University, George Washington University, and James Madison University.

Stefan is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and Chair of the College/University Division of the Virginia Theatre Association (VTA) Board.  Half-Uruguayan, and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Stefan is a native Spanish and Portuguese speaker and is fluent in French. 

Degrees

MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Commonwealth University

BA, , University of Virginia

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Faculty Rank: Instructor

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