Steve has worked in commercial and nonprofit theatre for over 17 years with experience in regional, Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours, and London productions ranging from plays and musicals to stage-to-film live broadcasts around the world. With Tate Theatrics, Steve oversees a full service theatrical producing office whose production, The Blue Flower, made it's Off-Broadway debut at New York's Second Stage Theater after an award-winning regional run at Diane Paulus' American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) with fellow producer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell). Current projects include How We Do, a new musical with music and lyrics by Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough and in development as part of New Victory LabWorks at The New Victory Theater in New York City. Previous producing credits include award-winning Green Eyes, Here Today, Onward, The Four, and The Wonderful Mr. & Mrs. O'Leary. Steve serves on the Benefit Committee for The Dramatist Guild Foundation, celebrating over 55 years of aiding and nurturing writers for the theater. Steve was named one of seven American Producers to participate in London’s inaugural US/UK Exchange presented by The Old Vic with the aim to generate more collaborative transatlantic productions.
A graduate from the University of California San Diego (UCSD), Steve spent four years at the Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse and soon thereafter ventured toward Broadway marketing RENT during its 10th anniversary and feature film launch. Steve helped pioneer digital marketing and advertising on Broadway during his time at Situation, working with a variety of productions including the original Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening, Hairspray, A Chorus Line (2006 revival), Blue Man Group, Disney Theatrical, and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County. Steve returned to nonprofit as Director of Marketing for Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company for three seasons promoting twenty-one productions, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Between Riverside & Crazy.
With Tate Theatrics Media Marketing & Advertising, Steve has provided campaign services to a variety of theatrical and general entertainment clients including The Book of Mormon, Spiegelworld's Empire, First National Tour of Spring Awakening, Broadway's Concert for America, Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance/IFC, and over eleven NT Live production broadcasts and two Broadway transfers with The National Theatre of Great Britain.