Stephanie Raton was born and raised in Miami, FL in March 1997. She was a part of the Focal Point Dance Company for the last six years excelling in all styles of dance. Stephanie began dancing at the age of 3. By the age of 5, Stephanie was competing in local competitions in different styles of dance such as jazz, hip hop and tap. During her early years, Stephanie received numerous awards and scholarships. Since her early years on the stage, she found her passion for Tap. While growing up, Stephanie was fortunate enough to spend summers taking conventions such as JUMP, NYCDA, 24/7, Intrigue and The Dance Awards in Orlando, Las Vegas, and New York. Stephanie is an original member of FP’s Loose Screws. This is Stephanie’s second year as a teacher at Focal Point. She truly enjoys sharing her love and knowledge of tap with her students and fellow tap company members. Stephanie graduated from St. Brendan High School where she danced on the Varsity Dance Team and now attends Florida International University to pursue her goal of being a lawyer.