Inspiring Performers


Stephen has been teaching on the high-school, college and graduate level for 18 years. His students have gone on to pursue professional careers as actors, writers, and directors. Several of his students have written productions that have been published, performed professionally, and won awards at festivals in Pensacola, FL, Washington D.C., Sydney Australia, and London, England.

Stephen has directed over sixty productions, written six Christian musicals and four plays, and acted professionally in television, film and on the stage.

He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in performance and an M.F.A. in dramatics.

Stephen's heart's desire is to please the Lord and point others to Christ with dramatic art.

One-on-one class fees are $20 per half hour lesson due at the beginning of each month. 

To book a lesson or for more information contact us at (850) 207-6877 or via e-mail at

Your spot in each course will be confirmed when the associated fees are paid by clicking the PayPal button below.

For group classes the fee for the entire course is due before the first class period.

For private lessons fees for the each month are due before the first lesson of the month.

More classes and seminars may be added through the year as our schedule permits.

Stephen Joseph Burke


Kid's Summer Drama Camp
Ages 8-12

Meets from 1-4 PM Mon- Fri for 2 weeks

June 17-28

Taught by Alisha Burke

Students will learn communication skills, creativity and confidence as they prepare for a final performance for their family and friends!

Fee: $200 

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"Christmas At Ashley Down"

Children's Acting Class

Begins October 24
Ages 8-12

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30- 5 PM

 Pensacola, FL

Taught by Stephen and Alisha Burke

Students will build confidence and communication skills and grow as performers while they prepare to perform this original musical based on the true story of George Mueller.

Performance Date: Saturday November 23

Fee: $200


Alisha loves sharing her gifts with children and inspiring the next generation. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in performance, and is an Angel Award-winning actress who has performed on major stages around the country.

Some of her notable roles are Corrie ten Boom (The Hiding Place), Amy Carmichael (Bands of Orion) Elisabeth Elliot (A Consuming Fire) Emily Webb (Our Town) Gianetta (The Elixir of Love) and Mad Margaret (Ruddigore).  

Alisha Burke


Teen's Summer Drama Academy
Ages 12-19

Meets from 3-5 PM Tuesdays and Fridays

July 9- August 2

Taught by Stephen Burke

Students will write, direct and act in their own short play, learning writing, directing and communication skills as Stephen guides them through the process. The class culminates in a performance showcasing their work!

Fee: $200