Actor. Director. Educator.
Stephen has performed professionally in The Sound of Music (Herr Zeller) and 1776 (Thomson) with Sacramento Music Circus; The Glass Menagerie (Tom), Twelfth Night (Orsino), Private Lives (Victor), Inherit the Wind (Hornbeck), The Gamester (Valere), and A Man For All Seasons (Roper) with Nevada Conservatory Theatre; Mother Bear (Freely) at National Pastime Theatre in Chicago; and Romeo and Juliet (Romeo) with No Boundaries Theatre Co. He has also performed locally in Our Town (Stage Manager) at WTAMU, Young Frankenstein (Frederick) and The Mercy Seat (Ben) at ALT, Noises Off (Freddie) with Merely Players, and TEXAS (Calvin) in Palo Duro Canyon.
His directing credits include [title of show], Everybody, Spring Awakening, Much Ado About Nothing, Big Love, Hamlet, The Importance of Being Earnest, 33 Variations, Macbeth, Into The Woods, Legally Blonde the Musical, Iphigenia 2.0 (KCACTF Region VI Invited Production 2013), A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Children's Hour, By the Bog of Cats, and Tartuffe at WTAMU; No Man's Land, Seminar, The Full Monty, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Glass Menagerie, and The Last Five Years at the Amarillo Little Theatre; and A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labour's Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest with TEXAS Shakespeare in the Canyon.
Stephen is a Professor of Theatre, Head of the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance, and the Theatre Program Director at West Texas A&M University, where he teaches acting, voice, and movement.
Stephen received an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and B.S. in Theatre Performance from West Texas A&M University. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (AEA), an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), a master teacher for The Expressive Actor (www.expressiveactor.org), a practitioner of Lessac voice & body training (www.lessacinstitute.org), and a member of the National Alliance of Acting Teachers.
Dialect/Text Coach & Fight Choreographer:
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Echo Sibley
West Texas A&M University
HSB Studio Theatre
February 9-13, 2022