Steven J. Burge

Steven J. Burge is a locally-based actor and educator who landed in Denver following tours of …And Then They Came for Me and A Christmas Carol. Since making his Colorado debut as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Steven has appeared on stages throughout the Denver-Metro area including the Denver Center, Curious Theatre, the Arvada Center, Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, and many others. He was the recipient of the Denver Post Ovation Award for Best Solo Performance in Fully Committed(Aurora Fox), a one-man show in which Steven portrayed more than 30, different characters. Steven has also been recognized for his work in Contrived Ending (Buntport Theatre), Dog Sees God (Avenue Theatre) and for his portrayal of God in the Denver Center’s long-running production of An Act of God. His varied career has yielded him the opportunity to work with Broadway veteran, Ray Roderick, stars of stages and screens, Wesley Taylor (SpongeBob Squarepants the Musical, “Smash”), Christine Elise McCarthy (“Beverly Hills, 90210”, “Child’s Play 2”) and Emmy-nominated choreographer, Mandy Moore (“So You Think You Can Dance”, “Silver Linings Playbook”, “La La Land”), as well as many of Denver’s best and brightest stars. Steven believes that kind artists are the best artists and approaches his classrooms with a student-focused philosophy of “Kindness First!”