Stephanie Banes


Stephanie "Malibu" Banes has trained in multiple styles of dance, however has dedicated herself to understanding, indulging in, and sharing the knowledge of hip hop dance. With experience in teaching and performing Contemporary, Modern, Ballet, Yoga, and Improvisation. Born in Miami, FL and of African-American/Dominican decent, now residing in Chicago, IL, she is currently a senior in Columbia College Chicago. Malibu is pursuing a BA in dance with a minor in hip hop studies, she is focusing on dismantling the hierarchy within the communities she is involved with using art as her platform.

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