Stephen Van DornWarner Loughlin Technique Certified Instructor, Young Actors Coach

    Stephen Van Dorn is a working actor, director, producer, writer, and musician. His career started in Denver at the tender age of 4 with church shows, school productions and as an actor/singer/dancer in the Colorado Children’s Chorale. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, in Theatre Arts and Sacred Music.

    As a film and stage actor, Stephen has appeared in numerous independent films, and dozens of stage productions, recently seen as Buffalo Bill in Silence! The Musical, the unauthorized musical parody of Silence of the Lambs, alongside Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. Stephen directed and starred in the short film, B-Positive, a mockumentary about a Hollywood where vampire actors actually are vampires, and they’re creating serious competition for the humans out there. His feature script, Red White and Bruised, is on the slate with BellenGate Productions, and a pilot he co-wrote based on the short film B-Positive is currently being shopped. His performing life has taken him from New York’s Lincoln Center, to Singapore, and nearly all of the United States.

    He has studied with Warner Loughlin since the first fledgling days of the Studio in 2000, and, as an educator himself, is dedicated to the task of bringing actors the best tools available to them.
    As a singer, Stephen is a frequent soloist with the Golden States Pops Orchestra, The Orange County Symphony, and the Inland Valley Symphony.