information about Stephen may be found at:
Stephen is a full member of SSDC (Society
of Stage Directors and Choreographers), an
independent labor union representing
it's members throughout the United States and
abroad. Stephen is also a proud member of
American AEA, AGVA, and AFTRA unions.
Choreographer - David Armstrong Dir. - 5th Ave.
Theatre - Seattle, WA
Choreographer / Neal Donohoe Dir. - Boston
Conservatory of the Arts, Boston, MA.
Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
/ Phillip George Dir. - 5th Ave. Theatre,
Kiss Me Kate!
- Director / Cheryl
Swift Chor. – Sharon Playhouse, Sharon, CN
N. Y. Philharmonic/PBS
Presents: CANDIDE – Assistant Choreographer
/ Lonny Price Dir. - Lincoln
Of Thee I Sing
– Assistant Choreographer
/ Tina Lanau Dir. – Paper
Mill Playhouse, NJ
DIRECTING CREDITS - A.E.A. Theatre:
Crazy For You
– Director – Sharon Playhouse,
Guys and Dolls
– Director – Sharon Playhouse, Sharon CN
Barry Williams, better known as Greg of The Brady Bunch, while he was
still a member of the
Actor's Equity Association. Responsibilities
included all casting, equity agent
negotiations, and rehearsal scheduling to facilitate
brief contractual rehearsal
period. Produced to premiere the Tri-State Center for the Arts*
new home in the Sharon Playhouse, Sharon CN, the
show's success was crucial in terms of
fiscal planning and new audience expansion.
It was the first time Mr. Williams had
attempted the role of Sky Masterson and it
was a critical and financial success. Steve
was able to use
non-traditional casting of the gangster BIG JULE
(pronounced Big Jewel) as a female without
changing one word of the classic script and
score, giving this production a surprising
Fiddler On The Roof
– Director/Choreographer -
Tri-Arts Theatre, Pine Plains, NY
The most financially successful production in
Tri-Arts Theatre's history. It brought Tri-Arts back into the
black and re-established Tri-Arts as the
Tri-State* area's leading EQUITY L.O.A. theatre.
Responsibilities included direction and musical
staging for the entire company of 67 actors (an
extremely large company),
auditioning/casting of Equity principals in New
York City, local talent in upstate New York, and
negotiation and supervision of NYC Costume
Pajama Game – Associate Director/Chor. - Tri-Arts
Theatre, Pine Plains, NY
Responsibilities included all musical numbers, choreography, vocal duet
staging, scenic shift staging, script structure
changes and musical edits. Reinterpreted and
expanded numbers such as Steam Heat to advance the
plot and include the entire acting company.
Tri-Arts Theater - Nancy Robillard Dir. / Micheal
Berkeley Music Dir.
included musical number staging and scenic shifts.
Participated in all musical edits, script and scene
structure changes. Casting responsibilities included
handling all New York City Equity auditions,
contacting Breakdown Services, and scheduling Agent
The Music Man
– Tri-Arts Theatre - Travis Stockley Dir. /
Michael Berkeley Music Dir.
another mammoth cast,
all ages and types. Handled all choreographic,
musical staging, and
scene change duties.
I LOVE NY 20th Anniversary Celebration
– David Armstrong Dir. / Bruce Coyle Musical Dir.
With Governor Pataki
for the NY State Tourism Board featuring Carolee
Carmello, Lawrence Clayton and 6 ensemble
singer/dancers. Choreographed 8 musical numbers,
staged dialogue segments and worked on the
coordination of multiple projector units and an 18
piece Big Band.
"Holdin' On To You" / Peter Frampton Video
– Propaganda Films - L.A., CA
choreographic, and improvisation
direction for 14 actors including jugglers, tumbler,
fire-eaters and yes, kids and dogs.