Felicity Stiverson is a New York City-based choreographer, director, teacher, and performer. She is originally from Annapolis, Maryland, where she trained as a dancer from the age of four. She moved to NYC to continue her dance training, and also graduated magna cum laude with a degree in English Literature from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Felicity has performed on Broadway (Hot Feet), toured nationally and internationally (Grease, West Side Story, Steel Pier, My Fair Lady), and has worked at regional theaters and opera companies around the country. In 2016 and 2017 she performed in Candide at two historic opera houses in France - the Theatre du Capitole in Toulouse and the Opera National de Bordeaux. She has danced on The Today Show, 30 Rock, and three seasons of Boardwalk Empire, and she played Ashley the Wiccan in the movie "Baby Mama".
In 2013 and 2014 Felicity participated in the SDC Foundation Observership program for emerging choreographers and directors. While in the program, she was awarded two observerships - she worked as assistant director/choreographer for Geva Theatre's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (directed by Skip Greer and Mark Cuddy), and she was the directorial observer and assistant on South Coast Rep's production of Tartuffe (directed by Dominique Serrand).
Felicity has choreographed at regional theaters and opera companies around the country, and has worked extensively as an assistant/associate choreographer and director. Some favorite recent productions include choreographing The Barber of Seville at Opera San Antonio, choreographing and associate directing The Harbor Lights Theater Company's production of West Side Story (original Robbins), choreographing Nunsense at Harbor Lights (directed by Bill Castellino), choreographing Turandot at New Orleans Opera, and remounting the choreography for the opera A Cunning Little Vixen at the Opera Institute at Boston University. In 2018 she was associate choreographer on Candide at the Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, and the assistant choreographer on A Cunning Little Vixen at the Glimmerglass Festival.
In the summer of 2021 she will return to Weston Playhouse as the resident choreographer. She is thrilled to return to one of her favorite theaters, where her choreography has previously been showcased in productions including Tenderly, Really Rosie, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Fantasticks, and West Side Story, which won the BroadwayWorld regional award for Best Choreography.
Felicity is also a teaching artist, and has taught at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Broadway in Paris, CAP21, and Broadway Theater Camp at Weston Playhouse. She was a guest artist/choreographer at the Opera Institute at Boston University, and at Kent State University.