Steve was born in Newcastle, grew up in Tasmania and trained as an actor at Theatre Nepean in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. He has worked as an actor in film, theatre and television for more than 20 years.
Steve’s play Ray’s Tempest was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and nominated in the Best New Australian Work category of the Sydney Theatre Awards following productions at both Belvoir St and Melbourne Theatre Company.
Steve’s second work Savage River played at the Griffin Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company and the Tasmanian Theatre Company and was also nominated for Best New Australian Work at the Sydney Theatre Awards. Nothing to Lose was Steve’s second collaborative effort with Force Majeure following the successful Belvoir co-production and tour of his play Food.
Steve’s adaptation of the Peter Goldsworthy novel Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam premieres at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta later this year. His most recent play, King of Pigs, premieres at the Old Fitzroy Hotel in August 2018.