Huntsville City Schools  |  Login  |  Staff Portal - opens in a new window  | 

Stephanie Braly-Beutjer

Stephanie L. Braly-Beutjer is the Grissom High School Life Dance Director and the Director/Choreographer for the Grissom Fine Arts Spring Musical. Helping young students to be stronger physically and mentally is her motivation for teaching. Dance is the avenue in which she enhances young people’s lives. Through her class the students learn self-discipline, commitment, and enhance their self-esteem. The motto for the program is “Pride through Performance”. She expects her students to use this motto in all areas of their lives. She feels a teacher must inspire and encourage a student to search and explore deep within to realize their true potential. Her approach with students is straightforward, providing rigorous training and demanding a high standard of excellence, both inside and outside of her class. She is a firm believer in the teacher and student being collaborators in the educational process.

Mrs. Braly-Beutjer has been honored with three prestigious WINGS awards, Best Lighting and Best Choreography awards for her original ballet “Dracula-Crossing Over” Best Choreography for her jazz work “Flock”. musicals, operas, Industrials, movies, commercials, and shows at Six Flags over Texas. She has also served on many committees regarding the importance of arts in education and implementing the Arts Education Course of Study.

Two of her favorite sayings are:
REPETITION = DISCIPLINE = CONSISTENCY = GREAT PERFORMANCE
PREPARATION IS THE PROCESS FOR PERFORMANCE
Education: 
Master of Fine Arts - Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Science - Athens State University
Certifications: 
ALSDE - Physical Education
Phone: 
256-428-8000 ext. 2264
Grade: 
9
10
11
12
Department: 
Physical Education
Experience: 
Mrs. Braly-Beutjer has enjoyed an eclectic performance career including ballet and jazz companies, musicals, industrial and commercials. Mrs. Braly-Beutjer has also taught at Texas Christian University, Dallas Baptist University, Centenary College, Interlochen Arts Academy and Tarrant County Junior College.

Email:
stephanie.braly-beutjer@hsv-k12.org

Website:
www.grissomdance.org