Steve H. Broadnax III

Steve is the Associate Director of Pennsylvania Centre Stage. Directing credits include various shows and theatre’s nationally and internationally including: People’s Light Theatre, Apollo Theatre NYC, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Atlantic Theatre NYC, Detroit Public Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, The Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix, AZ, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Moore Theatre in Seattle, Market Theatre Johannesburg SA, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, National Arts Festival in South Africa, and The Adelaide Arts Festival Australia. THE HIP HOP PROJECT, an award-winning, full-length original play directed, choreographed, and conceived by Steve, has toured nationally and was showcased at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C. Other writings include AMERICAN TABOO, another award winning fulllength play, Camouflage (Eugene O’Neil semi finalist), HARD TO SAY I LOVE YOU (a one-act), and SEX LOVE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN (A New Musical). As a member of Actor’s Equity Association, Steve toured nationally and internationally. Steve was cast in Dreamgirls at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock; paid homage to blues legend Robert Johnson in his self-authored one-man show, R.L. AT THE CROSSROADS; and has worked in theatres such as Pennsylvania Centre Stage, St. Louis Black Rep, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, St. Louis Muny, Lincoln Amphitheatre, Westport Playhouse, and Ozark Actors Theatre.

Training : BFA Conservatory of Fine Arts Webster University, MFA Penn State University.

Steve is currently an Associate Professor of Theatre and Head of the MFA Graduate Acting Program at Penn State University.