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.
Stacey 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 and John Torres Ocean music videos.
Stacey 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 choreographed for the feature film Le Castle Papier (Paper Castle) which is set to premier in 2014. Her dance company, STILL MOTION, celebrated its sold-out world premiere of Moments Defined in November 2012 which will have it’s NYC debut in June 2014.
Stacey is the creator, director, producer and choreographer for the dance drama webseries Chasing 8s. She is a proud board member of Nigel Lithgoe’s Dizzy Feet Foundation. 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.