Celtic Connections 2015
Carlos Nuñez with Sophie Stephenson (step dance), Decker Forrest (jaw harp) and Tara Breen (fiddle).
The Atlantic Corridor Concert at Celtic Connections 2015.
Sophie Stephenson, Màiri Britton, Eilidh Munro and Lewis MacRae. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye.
Informal Dance & Fiddle evening during Ceòlas week on South Uist. Fiddle: Alasdair White (Scotland), Dwayne Côté (Cape Breton). Step Dancers: Sophie Stephenson, Jayne MacLeod (Scotland)
Charlie McKerron and Friends
Tim Edey, Charlie McKerron, Marc Clement and Ross Ainslie with Sophie Stephenson Step-dancing. Village Hall, Fort Augustus by Loch Ness.
Ceòlas Dance at Celtic Connections 2013
Music and dance collaboration with dancers - Rosalind Masson and Sophie Stephenson - and musicians - Jamie MacDonald (fiddle), Amy MacAulay (fiddle), David Provan (pipes), Graham Platman (guitar) and Mairi Innes (drums).
Fuses a mixture of Scottish step-dance and American old-time with contempory dance styles and features traditional melodies along with new material (Jig: 'Mind the Bucket', Jamie MacDonald; March: 'Karen's Dance', Amy MacAulay)
Puirt 's Danns'
A set of Puirt a beul by Caimbeulaich a' Ghniopa/The Campbells of Greepe in Lochcarron Village hall with Sophie Stephenson and Nic Gaeiss on feet.
Trad Yes on Carlton Hill.
Rona Wilkie, Marit Falt, Adam Sutherland, Ewan MacKenzie Robertson, Megan Henderson, Allan Henderson, Lori Watson, Amy Dawson, Nuala Kennedy, Becky Leach, Fergus Walker, Alistair Cassidy and Sophie Stephenson. Independence Rally, September 2013. Carlton Hill, Edinburgh.
Tim Edey & Sophie Stephenson
Box and Step Dance
Sophie Stephenson, Màiri Britton, Eilidh Munro and Robbie Greig.
Dancing at Ceòlas House Cèilidh. Angus MacKenzie on Highland pipes.
Step dancing at Brook Village Dance, Cape Breton (July 2013)
Howie MacDonald (piano), Rodney MacDonald (fiddle), Colin MacDonald (guitar). Step-dancers: Anna MacDonald, Alexa Kirste, Cynthia Cormier, Sophie Stephenson, Brandi McCarthy, Evelyn Cameron.
Ben Miller (Highland pipes) & Sophie Stephenson (Step-dance)
Impromptu performance at the Caledonian Hotel, Fort Augustus.
BBC Backstage (Edinburgh)
In August 2012, Sophie worked with the production team for BBC Radio Scotland's Festival Cafe during the Edinburgh festival. You can read her festival blog, watch interviews and see some backstage footage of an impromptu Step-Dance-Beat-Box improvisation with Australian beat-boxing extraordinaire, Tom Thum on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00xjsp5
Step-dance, Drums and Pipes
A clip from the Benbecula music students' October concert... We tried out a wee bit of a drum and step-dance intro to a pipe set.
The tunes are Och is Duine Truagh Mi & With Her Tocher What a Lassie.
Drum Kit: Greg Barry; Steps: Sophie Stephenson; Pipes: Robert Paterson, David Provan and Christian Gamauf.