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. Last summer she choreographed West Side Story (original Robbins) on the mainstage at Weston Playhouse, winning the BroadwayWorld regional award for Best Choreography for that production. In spring of 2018 she was the 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. Other recent projects include choreographing the musicals Really Rosie and Tenderly, both at Weston Playhouse, 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), and staging the choreography for Virginia Opera's production of The Flying Dutchman. This season she choreographed Turandot at New Orleans Opera, and also remounted the choreography for the opera A Cunning Little Vixen at the Opera Institute at Boston University.
She recently returned from Weston Playhouse, where she choreographed The Fantasticks, with direction by Susanna Gellert, and choreographed The Phantom Tollbooth, with direction by Piper Goodeve. She is currently on the dance faculty at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.