Since commencing at ADS in 2011, Stephen has become an integral and irreplaceable member of Action Drama Studio team. Aside from his wealth of teaching experience, Stephen is a professional Musical Theatre and Cabaret performer. His credits include Mack and Mabel (Hayes Theatre, 2016) First Date (Pursued by Bear, 2016) as well as his one man shows including ‘Fat Boy Slimmer’ and ‘Valerious’ which have premiered as part of both Melbourne Fringe Festival & Adelaide Cabaret Festival in recent years.
His directorial credits include “West Side Story”, “Hello, Dolly”, “Grease”, “Xanadu” and many of the Action Drama Studio performances, films and showcases. Other on-stage credits include “A Midsummer Nights Dream”, “Metamorphoses”, “Mother Courage and her children”, “Children of Eden”, “Spring Awakening”, “Floyd Collins”, The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”, “Seussical the Musical” and many more.
You can also spot him in television commercials such as Coles and MYOB.
Stephen has also toured internationally with Lifelike Touring in productions including “Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt” and "Peppa Pig Live! Peppa’s Big Splash!" Stephens training began with the Children’s Performing Company of Australia (CPCA) where he also eventually began teaching various classes before moving onto undertake a Full Time Music Theatre Training course (Showfit) and a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Monash).
With over 5 Years Teaching experience in Acting, Singing and Dancing, Stephen brings a wide range of expertise to ADS and carefully designs curriculum to suit the individual needs and abilities of our students. He has been fundamental in introducing the Act, Dance, Sing program and is largely responsibly for its enduring success.