Stephen has a wealth of experience that includes scenic design, lighting, carpentry, directing, and serving as a technician for over 80 productions and concerts. He comes to Sterling College from Ferris State university in Michigan and has taught at six other schools. He holds an M.F.A. in Drama- Scenic Design from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Theatre- Technical Theatre from Oklahoma City University. He holds a B.R.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies- Education, Music and Drama from Prairie College in Alberta and has post- baccalaureate studies at Dordt College in Theatre.