Stephen's award-winning plays Looking After Eden, Pervert, and The Boy's Own Jedi Handbook series originated at Calgary's Ground Zero Theatre. In 2002, his play Mary's Wedding premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects' playRites Festival and won the 2000 Alberta Playwriting Competition, the 2002 Betty Mitchell Award for Best New Play, and the 2003 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama at the Alberta Literary Awards. Mary's Wedding continues to be produced throughout the US, Canada, and the UK. In 2006, The Oxford Roof Climber's Rebellion was produced as a co-production between the Tarragon Theatre and the Great Canadian Theatre Company, and was a hit off-Broadway in 2007. The play won the 2007 Canadian Authors Association Carol Bolt Award and the 2007 Gwen Paris Ringwood Award for Drama at the Alberta Literary Awards. Stephen's filmwriting credits include Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning and The Dark. He has a BFA in drama from the University of Calgary.