Cut to a few years later...after multiple theater openings/closings at the Colony Theater and others in LA, Steve made his way to the bright lights of New York to continue training. But alas, idealism cannot pay bills or provide love and warmth... Steve decided to take a break from it all.
Once more LA called. But this time, he took a hiatus to live life and find a family and something he never had before...money. It came to be that Steve got married had a great kid, made money at Warner Bros. as a project manager and lived...not so happily ever after. Some years passed and Steve and his family moved back to Washington DC. A funny thing happened along the way of being a husband and coaching little league and youth football...life wasn't so swell and something was missing.
For the next several years he showed his range and abilities on Washington area stages appearing in comedies like Sly Fox, Driving Miss Daisy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, Importance of Being Earnest and dramas including The Diary of Anne Frank as Otto, Hatful of Rain, BUG, and Best Man. During this time Steve also appeared as a lead in several award winning Baltimore Playwrights Festival world premiere plays. Also, during this time Steve found his way to the film world once again; acting in industrial and independent films, and various commercials including a couple of Mattress Warehouse spots that showed for many years.
Steve's life journey has taken him into a wonderful second marriage and a wonderful New York lifestyle. Steve has produced and acted in several short films including his latest Justice in which he plays the lead, Other recent films include Like Daughter Like mother which was screened at the New York Short Film Festival, Big Apple Film Festival and the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival among others. He received a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Uptown Manhattan Film Festival for the short. He can be seen in the festival award winning short Sure-Fire. It has garnished much attention all over the country. Steve is currently in production on a short film called Aaron With 2 A’s. He is the co-writer, creator, executive producer and star of the film. His new production company is called Baby Boo Boo Productions LLC.