Trained at London's Rose Bruford College, Steve Elm (Oneida) has appeared as an actor in film, television and on the stage. Elm has worked as a playwright and director with London's Common Body Theatre, University of Manchester (England), the American Indian Community House (AICH) Youth Theatre Project, and was a founding member of Chuka Lokoli Native Theatre Ensemble in New York City. He has also worked as an actor with the Only Make Believe company in New York City and as an actor/teacher with CUNY's Creative Arts Team. In this interview, conducted by the Hemispheric Institute's Native curator Raquel Chapa, Elm focuses on his past work and his struggle to fight stereotyping in Native theater. This interview also complements the Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library project's American Indian Community House (AICH) Collection. It is also featured on-line in the Hemispheric Institute's web cuaderno titled Native Performance in New York City at the American Indian Community House.