Stephanie Cox-Connolly is an Actress, SFX/Gore Designer, Director, Producer and Fight Choreographer.  Some Special/Gore FX credits include: Theatre – R+J+Z (OHA and Hard Sparks Productions), Bat Boy (NJIT), Frankenstein Upstairs (Gideon Productions), Man Who Laughs (Stolen Chair Theater Company), Brew of the Dead II-Octoberflesh (Dysfunctional Theater), The Tower, Motherboard  and Death Valley (Antimatter Collective), The Blood Brother’s Present…Anthologies, The Little One (Nosedive Productions); Film – They Will Out Live Us All (AGottaandTwoShearersFilms), Assistant Effects/Make-up Zombies: A Living History (History Channel), named "Queen of Gore" by the NY Press in 2009 and the “Tom Savini of Off-Off Broadway” by the NY Times 2011.  She has received a BA in Theatre, a Musical Theatre Conservatory degree and a Masters of Art. She was named A Person of the Year by

She is part of the Indie Theater Hall Of Fame, 2011 and a NYIT Award Recipient for "Best Innovative Design" R+J+Z, 2015.