Shaolin Wheel of Life
In 1999, Steve expanded his portfolio and became a Producer; In September of that year, he launched his first production - 'Shaolin Wheel of Life'.
From conception in July 1998 he appointed a creative team, found investors and made several trips to the Shaolin Temple in China’s Henan Province. Having cast and rehearsed “Shaolin Wheel of Life”, a Showcase took place fifteen months later at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. The Showcase was performed to an audience of media correspondents and international promoters. The production then went on tour in April 2000 and by September 2007 had played over 800 performances to over 900,000 people in the United Kingdom, Europe, Lebanon, Greece, Estonia, Slovenia, Hungary, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Oman, Qatar, South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan.
Shaolin: Wheel of Life
From the release date of the first VHS and DVD “Shaolin Wheel of Life” in November 2000 and the subsequent “Masters of Shaolin “ edition in November 2001, over 300,000 units have been sold.
Based on other “Special Interest” titles Universal Pictures budgeted 25,000 over the counter sales and 45,000 units shipped to store. The actual results far surpassed the estimates and the title is considered to be a terrific success.
The VHS reached number 38 in the overall UK video charts and number 2 in the UK special interest charts.
Shaolin: Kung Fu Masters
Steve has since produced a live show and DVD sequel to Shaolin Wheel Of Life called 'Shaolin Kung Fu Masters'.
In 2004 a DVD of the new show “Shaolin Kung Fu Masters” was released and has sold over 250,000 copies since.
In October 2016 Steve created a sequel to “Shaolin Wheel Of Life”, called “Shaolin”
The show premiered with a 3 week run at The Peacock Theatre in London and Universal Pictures filmed the show and the DVD was released in December 2015.
Shaolin performed 3 weeks of shows in South Africa and 4 weeks of shows in Singapore during 2016 and did shows at Global Village in Dubai.