A former dancer turned arts writer and critic living in the United States, Steve studied ballet and modern dance with Arline Ashton Hay, Robert Steele, Patricia Heigel-Tanner, and Kathy Short Gracenin.
During his dance career he performed numerous classical and contemporary roles sharing the stage with noted dancers Robert LaFosse, Antonia Franceschi, Stacy Caddell, Joseph Duell, Robert Wallace, Sandra Brown and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Steve has a degree in Communications from The Pennsylvania State University and is Chairman Emeritus of the Dance Critics Association; an international association of dance journalists.
His writing credits include articles and reviews on dance and the arts for:
Newspapers: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The Buffalo News (Buffalo), Pittsburgh City Paper (Pittsburgh), The Chautauquan Daily (Chautauqua), Erie Times-News (Erie), ArtVoice (Buffalo)
Magazines: Dance Magazine (New York), Pointe (New York), Dance International (Vancouver), Dance Retailer News (New York), Dance Teacher (New York), Dance Studio Life (Boston), Dancer (Miami), Stage Directions (New York) and Cheerleading (Miami)
Web Publications: ExploreDance (New York), DanceTabs (London), BalletCo (London), Dance/USA’s From The Green Room (Washington, DC), Ballet-Dance Magazine (Seattle)
Steve is also Associate Editor of ExploreDance.