Originally from Miami, FL, Stephen began his formal training in high school, at New World School of the Arts’ Music Theatre program. He graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Theatre.
In 2012 Stephen played con-man Frank Abagnale Jr. in the 1st National Tour of Catch Me If You Can.
In 2013 he joined the Broadway ensemble of Book of Mormon, where he understudied Elder McKinley.
In 2018 Stephen understudied the role of Evan Hansen in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway for two months. Then he opened the 1st National Tour as the Evan alternate at matinee performances. In 2019 Stephen took over the role full-time on tour, playing Evan up until the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020.
What did Stephen do during the Pandemic? Existential panic, lots of it. Got a puppy. Developed a love for cooking. Read a million books. Yoga. Chose violence during Settlers of Catan. Learned how to make friendship bracelets. Moved back to NY. Cried about not having purpose. Got vaccinated!! Spent so much family time. Took classes in political science. Stopped taking classes in political science. A number of virtual events through Broadway Plus! Rewatched the entirety of Community on Hulu, yet again.
Most recently, in August 2021 Stephen spent three weeks teaching voice and music directing at Florida State University’s Music Theatre Intensive for rising high school seniors. The program sharpens MT skills with daily classes in Acting, Dance, Voice, Audition Technique and College Prep, culminating in a final Showcase.
During his time in NYC, Stephen has appeared in various very cool very fun concerts and workshops including but not limited to: I Am Harvey Milk (ft Andrew Lippa and Kristin Chenoweth at Lincoln Center), York Theatre Honors Alan Menken (ft. Bernadette Peters, Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess), Teeth (Playwrights Horizons), Something Funny’s Going On (dir. Martin Charnin), Chasing Rainbows, Forever Deadward: the vampire musical parody, Popesical! (NY Fringe Festival). He has studied voice with Aaron Hagan and the Liz Caplan Studio. He studied improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Stephen plays piano and guitar, and offers music theatre coaching for voice, acting, and auditioning.