Stephania Rogers was born in Cleveland, Tennessee and began her lifelong passion for ballet at age 3. There she began her studies under Carolyn Clark and Amy Card Lillios. In 1996, she graduated with a B.A. in Dance Education and Performance from Birmingham Southern College. While at college, Stephania trained under Mira Popovich and had many opportunities to teach and perform. During the following years, she studied as an apprentice at the Kirov Academy of Ballet and danced as a company member in the corps de ballet with Orlando Ballet and Sarasota Ballet. She lives in the Lake Nona area of Orlando with her husband, John, and two beautiful children, Lilly and Evan.