Born and raised in Calgary, Steven has been based out of Vancouver since 2006. He graduated from the Theatre Arts program at Grant MacEwan College in 2003 and made his professional actor debut that same year in Gypsy at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre. Steven began studying piano when he was five years old, and sang with the Calgary Boys' Choir throughout his childhood. In 2007, he made his professional music director debut with Seussical with Carousel Theatre for Young People. For his work on that production, he received a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Artistic Creation - Theatre for Young Audiences. He has also received an OVATION! Award for his music direction of The Spitfire Grill (Midnight Theatre Collective), as well as six additional Jessie Award nominations, two OVATION! Award nominations and one Community Theatre Coalition nomination for his work on Edges (Streamlight Productions), The Wizard of Oz, Busytown, James and the Giant Peach (Carousel Theatre for Young People), Red Rock Diner (Arts Club Theatre Company) and Facing East (Fighting Chance Productions). Favourite actor credits include 'Cogsworth' in Beauty and the Beast and 'Thomas Andrews' in Titanic (Theatre Under the Stars), 'Motel' in Fiddler on the Roof (Western Canada Theatre and Chemainus Theatre Festival), 'Orsino' in Twelfth Night (Project X), 'Moist' in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (Broadway West Productions/Relephant Theatre) and 'Laurie' in Little Women. In addition, he is the composer of The Steadfast Tin Soldier (book and lyrics by Farren Timoteo) and a faculty member of the Theatre program at Capilano University. And, of course, most importantly, a husband, father and dog owner.