Internationally acclaimed solo performance artist Steven Fales has been a "child of the fringe" since Confessions of a Mormon Boy first became a break-out hit at the New York International Fringe Festival (Overall Excellence Award). He has performed his work at the Edinburgh Fringe to the Hollywood Fringe to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (Oscar Wilde Award Nomination). Confessions is Part One in Mormon Boy Trilogy which also includes Missionary Position and Prodigal Dad. He has performed his cabaret acts Mormon American Princess and Cult Model at Joe's Pub, Laurie Beechman Theater, Metropolitan Room and other clubs across the country, and has performed his stand-up at Caroline's On Broadway.
Actor/writer/producer Steven Fales is a classically trained actor who began his training at the Boston Conservatory and earned his MFA from the University of Connecticut. He has extensive regional theatre credits from Connecticut Repertory Theatre to the Coconut Grove Playhouse, Stages St. Louis to Sundance Theatre and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. He has been seen in television on commercials,Touched by an Angel, Perfect Murder/Perfect Town, and the Tyra Banks Show (spilling his guts about surviving reparative therapy). Fales was born in Provo, Utah and raised in California and later Las Vegas where he started singing at Caesar's Palace as a teenager. A proud Eagle Scout and father of two, Fales has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity with his work (Point Foundation, Desert AIDS Foundation, Equality California, etc.) and has many causes he champions including The Fathers' Rights Movement and Truckers Against Trafficking.
“A knock-it-out-of-the-ballpark performance. Steven Fales left me deeply touched and equally inspired.”—Judith Light
“An uncommonly powerful, gripping, and very moving piece of theatre. Staying away would be a mistake.”—Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
"As moving as it is funny. Fales is such a perceptive writer."--Howard Kissel, New York Daily News