Stephen PikeStephen Pike
Stephen Pike has been involved in the Canberra theatrical scene for over thirty years. He has experience in all aspects of theatre having performed, directed, written and produced many productions.
He was owner/manager of Tarzan's Theatre Restaurant from 1990 - 1999 where his productions were critically acclaimed and won "Best Theatre Restaurant" in the Canberra Area Theatre Awards in 1994, 1995 and 1996.
He has performed lead roles in FINNIAN'S RAINBOW, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, GREASE, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, HAIR, GODSPELL, CHICAGO, ASPECTS OF THEIR MUSICALS, LES MISERABLES, Canberra Repertory's 30TH ANNIVERSARY OLD TIME MUSIC HALL and most recently CHESS. For his portrayal of Jean Val Jean in LES MISERABLES he was awarded the Canberra Area Theatre Award for "Best Actor in a Musical" in 1996.
In 2001 he directed Duncan Ley's original play THE BURNING and in 2002 TWELVE ANGRY MEN. Both plays winning "Best Play" at the Canberra Area Theatre Awards in their respective years.
In 2003 he directed Canberra Philharmonic's highly acclaimed production of CHICAGO winning Best Musical and Duncan Ley's original play IN COLD LIGHT winning Best Original Work at the CAT Awards.
He has also directed DEALERS CHOICE for HMT, nominated for Best Play, 2004 Canberra Area Theatre Awards., George Huitker's original play NOT JUST FOOTY, THE GOLDEN JUBILEE CONCERT OF THE BAND OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE, the Tom Stoppard play ON THE RAZZLE for Canberra Rep, RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET for Supa Productions and WHEN IN ROME for New Century.
In 2006 he formed a theatre company with Coralie Wood and directed a youth production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, directed CATS for Canberra Philharmonic and BUDDY The Musical Buddy Holly Story for Supa Productions, with CATS winning Best Musical at the 2007 CAT Awards.
Stephen Commenced work as Program Manager at The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre in 2007. In 2009 he played Anatoly in Queanbeyan City Council's highly acclaimed production of CHESS. In 2010 he directed the musical FAME for Queanbeyan Players. He received a Special Mention in the Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards 2011 for an outstanding contribution to Australian Cultural Life for his direction of The Q's production of the musical BLOOD BROTHERS.
Last year he received a Canberra Critic's Circle Award for his confident and imaginative direction of the Queanbeyan City Council's production of HAIR. His clear-sighted concept and ability to martial disparate resources including a large committed cast, impressive orchestra, excellent sound, lighting and costume design, resulted in a memorable production which successfully captured the life-affirming essence of the show."
Stephen has been a judge for The Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards for 16 years as well as judging the Canberra One-Act Play Festival twice and the Riverside Plaza Star Search for the past 4 years.
The hilariously funny I Love You. You're Perfect, Now Change makes the 4th musical Stephen has directed for Council.

Shows Stephen Pike has been in
Sunset BoulevardSunset Boulevard
Show finished on 25 Oct 2014
$41 - $56
Return To The Forbidden PlanetReturn To The Forbidden Planet
Show finished on 22 Jun 2013
$35 - $40
I Love You. You're Perfect, Now ChangeI Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Show finished on 5 May 2013
$35 - $45