Artistic Director 2007-Present
Steven co-founded HighTide Festival Theatre and is its Artistic Director and joint Chief Executive.
Steven read Film & Theatre at Reading University, graduating in 2005.
Direction for HighTide: Lampedusa (Soho Theatre/HighTide Festival); peddling (Arcola Theatre/Off-Broadway/HighTide Festival); Pussy Riot: Hunger Strike (Bush Theatre/Southbank Centre); Neighbors (Nuffield Theatre/HighTide Festival); Bottleneck (Soho Theatre/UK tour); Clockwork (HighTide Festival); Bethany (HighTide Festival/Public Theater, New York); Incoming (Latitude Festival/HighTide Festival); Dusk Rings A Bell (Watford Palace Theatre/HighTide Festival); Lidless (Trafalgar Studios/HighTide Festival); Muhmah (HighTide Festival); The Pitch (Latitude Festival).
Other Direction Includes: Three Card Trick (Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse); The Afghan and the Penguin (BBC Radio 4); Freedom Trilogy (Hull Truck Theatre); Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Edinburgh Festival).
Awards: Fringe First Awards for Educating Ronnie and Lidless; two SOLT Stage One Bursaries for Lidless and Stovepipe; 2009 Whatsonstage Award nomination for Best Off-West End Production (Stovepipe); and Esquire’s Brilliant Brits 2009.