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


Acting Masterclass
Ages Teen-Adult

Saturday, January 27, Pensacola, FL

1-4 PM

Taught by Stephen Joseph Burke

We will discuss and experiment with advanced acting techniques. This class is a great way to stretch yourself as a performer, teacher or director!

Fee: $30

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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

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