Stephen is a Houston-native actor currently training for a series of collegiate and professional auditions. While in Houston, Stephen was honored to be able to work as a student of Mark Stonebarger, Laney Carlin, Colette Currie, Tyce Green, Jack Beetle, Rozie Curtis, and Todd Waite.
During his sophomore year of high school, Stephen was awarded the Best Featured Performer Award from the Tommy Tune Awards, an organization sponsored by Theatre Under the Stars and the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. In later years, Stephen received the Best Supporting Actor Award, a nomination as Best Leading Actor, and a TTA Collegiate Scholarship. Stephen was also recognized as an International Honor Thespian and Presidential Thespian Scholar by the ITS, of which he is a proud alumnus.
Stephen, since joining the SAFD in the summer of 2015 has attended CISCO, Summer Sling, The Texas Intensive, and two National Workshops. Stephen also had the opportunity to train privately with CT H. Russ Brown and AAC Troy Beckman in order to earn the rest of his certifications and become a AAC.
Stephen spent a year training at the University of Evansville, until he transferred out and spent a year training. In the Fall of 2017, he will begin studying for a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech in Drama, University of London.
Skill Proficiency History
COM Theatre Fall SPT Sessions
|Dec 15, 2016||Single Sword||Texas City, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Dec 15, 2016||Small Sword||Texas City, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Dec 15, 2016||Broadsword and Shield||Texas City, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Dec 15, 2016||Broadsword||Texas City, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Dec 15, 2016||Knife||Texas City, Texas||Recommended Pass|
2016 NSCW - ACW
|Jul 8, 2016||Rapier and Dagger||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||Basic Pass|
|Jul 8, 2016||Unarmed||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||Basic Pass|
Central Illinois Stage Combat 2016
|Jun 3, 2016||Quarterstaff||Macomb, Illinois||Basic Pass|
|Jun 3, 2016||Knife||Macomb, Illinois||Basic Pass|