Steven Hill has worked as a writer, performer, and director across Canada. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from York University, and is an Associate Professor in theatre performance at the School for Contemporary Arts, SFU, where he has taught acting, directing, and devising since 2007.
He was the Artistic Director of Leaky Heaven Performance, an award-winning, experimental theatre company that created original devised works. In 2014, with Co-Artistic Alex Ferguson he launched Fight With a Stick, which premiered its first work Steppenwolf at the 2015 PuSH International Performing Arts Festival. The company has several new works in creation exploring performance installation and ‘non-human expressivity.’
His research includes ensemble collaboration, devising practices and emergent performance in contemporary theatre and is funded by private foundations, Canada Council, BC Arts Council, and the City of Vancouver.
The Unnatural and Accidental Women at SFU Woodward’s. (Article on Remounting of Marie Clement’s play, 2015)
Steppenwolf (Excerpts Fight with a Stick’s contemporary performance Steppenwolf, at the 2015 PuSH Festival)