Steve trained at Bretton Hall before moving to London to pursue a career in musical theatre. Steve has worked as either a musical director, musical theatre repertoire coach, ensemble singing coach, or vocal coach at many of the UK’s leading academies including: ALRA – The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, The Arts Educational School, The Mounview Academy of Theatre Arts, The Guildford School of Acting, Italia Conti, 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 regularly guest teaches at Italy’s premiere school for the training of musical theatre - La Scuola Del Musical, based in Milan.
Steve has worked on a number of West End musicals either as an orchestral member, rehearsal pianist, or audition pianist; these include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s The Lion King, The King and I, and Oliver! He has also worked on a number of projects in association with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.
Steve has accompanied ballet classes/auditions for Ballet Theatre UK, guest taught for the All England Dance Association (Molly Lake Awards), and has worked for the RAD and IDTA examination boards.
Steve frequently delivers his very successful musical theatre workshops to dance schools and musical theatre schools the length and breadth of the UK. Recent visits have included schools in Aberdeen, Gloucester, Sleaford, Bourne, Totnes, Scarborough, Tring, The Isle of Wight, London, Nottingham, Birmingham, Newcastle, and Stoke-on-Trent. Steve is very proud to lecture each year at the Chance to Dance (Southern Area) event based in Poole.
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