Stephen graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2001 with a B.A. in Music Theatre. Stephen has appeared in various dance and performance roles, film and television productions. In 2011 Stephen was awarded The Mike Walsh Fellowship enabling him to live and study in New York City at the prestigious HB Studio. Spectrum Dance is proud to have Stephen Wheat on board their faculty as Director of Musical Theatre as his industry knowledge and expertise is a priceless asset to Spectrum Dance and it’s students.
The Music Man, South Pacific, Carousel, Oklahoma!, 42nd Street, Follies and Sugar. His featured roles include Yulnick (Little Me), Marcel (The Boyfriend), Hugo (Bye Bye Birdie) and Chris Bell (The Boy From Oz). Stephen played Col Joye in Shout! The Legend of the Wild One and can be seen in the film version as Lee Gordon. Other productions include Barassi, The Hobbit, Dusty! The Original Pop Diva, Taiwanese tour of Jekyll and Hyde and Merrily We Roll Along where he received high acclaim in the role of Charley Kringas.
His film and television appearances include Winners and Losers, Blue Heelers, Mornings with Kerri Anne, Dancing With The Stars, Take and various corporate information videos. Most recently he toured nationally in Legally Blonde The Musical.