Faculty profile

Steve Mazzoccone

Acting and Directing
Visiting Assistant Professor
Pronouns: He/Him/His


125B Tyler Hall



Office hours

Spring 2022: Wednesdays and Fridays 11am-1pm

Steve is originally from Schenectady, NY. In 2006, he earned his Dual BA in English and Theatre from SUNY Oswego, and in 2016 he received his MFA in Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Since graduating from Oswego, he has worked predominately as either an Actor, Director, or Assistant Director at professional theaters across the country. He has helped create work performed in New York City at The Signature Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Vineyard Theatre, Gingold Theatrical Group, 13th Street Theatre, American Theatre of Actors, Secret Theatre, Urban Stages, West End Theatre and Gallery Players. He's worked for National touring theatres (National Theatre for Arts and Education, American Family Theatre) and at Regional theatres (Connecticut Free Shakespeare, Valley Shakespeare Festival, Savannah Shakes, Cohoes Musical Hall, La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Ohio).


Steve has proudly worked as a Teaching Artist for Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY and the NYC West Side YMCA. Also, he has taught as an Adjunct Instructor at Dutchess County Community College in Poughkeepsie NY and at SUNY Oswego.

Member of AEA

Associate Member of SDC, the stage director's union.


Scholar Published MFA Thesis, Discovering a Play from an Actor and Director's Perspective, 2016.

He has written articles published on TheatreArtLife.com

In Virtual Veritas -https://www.theatreartlife.com/lifestyle/in-virtual-veritas-directing-and-teaching-online/

Theatre as a Civic Duty - https://www.theatreartlife.com/staying-still/theatre-as-a-civic-duty/

Awards and honors

He is the recipient of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation's Observership for Spring 2018 at Manhattan Theatre Club under the mentorship of TONY Award winning Director Daniel Sullivan.


MFA, Performing Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2016; BA, English, Theatre, State University of New York at Oswego, 2006

Classes taught

THT 110

THT 180

THT 230

THT 341

THT 352

THT 470

THT 499