After earning is B.A. in Theatre, Steve spent two years in Wales developing a theatre troupe for teens. He returned to the US to work as both an actor and a technical director for Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. Steve continued his studies at Baylor University where he earned his MFA in Directing. At Baylor he assisted Horton Foote (Tender Mercies, A Trip to Bountiful) in the 50th Anniversary production of The Traveling Lady and he directed the Southern premiere of Foote's play The Actor. He also assisted in starting the American Playwright's Festival honoring playwrights such as Tina Howe and Romulus Linney. Steve's time at Baylor brought him to Manhattan where he has had the fortune of working with artists like Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima (Ragtime, Seussical, Altar Boyz), Emmy nominee Arthur Giron (Edith Stein, Becoming Memories), and Broadway, Off-Broadway Producer, Carolyn Rossi Copeland. His New York City directing credits include a Dance/Theatre piece Invisible Child at the Midtown Theatre Festival, Deadheading Roses at the Lamb's Little Theatre, Miguel Manara, a lyric play based on the life of the historical Don Juan, for Black Friars Theatre. He also workshopped The World is Round by Armand Salacrou for the Horizon Theatre Repertory and directed a number of exerpts of new plays by the Oracles Writing Group. He currently is the head director for a web animation called the Vertical Learning Curve www.vlcglobal.com. Most recently, Steve has become a member of the Lincoln Center directing lab. He is also a member of the Society of American Fight Directors.