Currently working on the UK tour of Dirty Dancing, Steve was awarded a degree in contemporary music from Bretton Hall, the University of Leeds, before moving to London to pursue a career in musical theatre.
As a musical director, and singing repertoire coach, Steve has worked at many of the countries leading academies of musical theatre, these include: ALRA – The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, The Arts Educational School London, The Mounview Academy of Theatre Arts, The Guildford School of Acting, Italia Conti, Bird College, The Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama, The Central School of Speech and Drama, The Royal Academy of Dance, The Birmingham Theatre School, The Urdang Academy, The Sylvia Young Theatre School, The Poor School, LIPA –The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, The Pineapple Theatre School London, and the Elmhurst School for Dance – in association with the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Steve has worked on a number of West End musicals either as part of the orchestra or as an audition/rehearsal pianist, these include Disney’s Beautyand the Beast, Whistle Down the Wind, Cats, Oliver, Miss Saigon, and The King and I. He has also worked on a number of projects with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.
Steve has always been in demand as a musical theatre repertoire coach and audition technique professional and continues to coach individuals and groups all over Great Britain and overseas.
Recently he has been working at Italy’s premiere school for musical theatre SDM – La Scuola Del Musical in Milan. Steve has delivered musical theatre workshops for the Royal Academy of Dance, The Crucible Youth Theatre in Sheffield, the All England Dance Association – Molly Lake Awards, the IDTA, ISTD, and the ITV Junior Television Workshop.