Emmy-nominated choreographer Stacey Tookey is a multitalented, Canadian-born director, choreographer and dancer who has worked with legendary musical artists such as Celine Dion, Bette Midler, Justin Timberlake and Michael Bublé.
She performed as a member of Mia Michaels’ cutting edge dance company R.A.W., New York’s Parsons Dance Project, Ballet British Columbia, ChuThis and the Houston Grand Opera’s Carmen. She also earned the coveted role as assistant choreographer for Broadway’s A Few Good Men Dancin’ and was an original cast member for the entire five-year run of Celine Dion’s record- breaking show A New Day at Caesars Palace.
Stacey’s passionate pieces on So You Think You Can Dance have earned her three consecutive Emmy nominations from 2010-12. She has also choreographed for Dancing With The Stars in the featured Macy’s Stars of Dance opening number.
She choreographed the video for Atlantic Records recording artist Christina Perri’s chart-topping hit Jar of Hearts, as well as Vienne’s She Breaks, John Torres award winning Ocean and Rob Cantor’s viral sensation Shia LaBeouf music videos.
She has choreographed full length works for the Los Angeles Ballet and the Cincinnati Ballet’s 2012 season. She created a solo for Kathryn Mccormick in the upcoming feature film Dance-Off. Most recently, Stacey has also choreographed for the feature film Le Castle Papier (Paper Castle) which is set to premier in the near future.
Her dance company, STILL MOTION, celebrated its sold-out world premiere of Moments Defined in November 2012 and had it’s NYC debut in June 2014. The company will be performing excerpts from the show at Jacob’s Pillow for their inside/out series.
She has taught worldwide in such countries as Italy, Russia, India, Mexico, Costa Rica, Bermuda and all across North America and prestigious Universities such as Loyola Marymount University, University of Jacksonville and The Juilliard School.
Stacey is proud board member of Nigel Lithgoe’s Dizzy Feet Foundation.