Humor is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.
— Cyndi Lauper

Steven D’Onofrio is quickly becoming the go-to host and emcee at Pop Culture, Anime and Gaming conventions. His high energy, quick wit and vast knowledge of all things anime & games instantly electrifies any event, whether it’s a Cosplay Contest, Game Show or one of his LIVE SHOWS. Steven also has a large social media following as a leading content creator in the anime and gaming world, creating comedy shows for Viewster and the Anime Unlocked app.

Steven gained international experience as the emcee for the World Cosplay Summit at ANI:ME 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Stateside, he hosted a 14-show run at Anime Expo’s Night Cafe in 2017, performing for thousands of attendees.  STEVEN TOOK THE ROLE of co-producer and host of anime expo's new LATE NIGHT show: AFTER HOURS in 2018. the 12-show run was a major success.


The True Colors Fund, Cyndi Lauper’s charity working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, recently brought Steven on as their first GLAMBASSADOR. He works hand in hand with THe True Colors Fund to raise money and spread a message of awareness and acceptance. This partnership, and giving back to the LGBTQ community, is something very dear to his heart.

As an advocate of living your truest self, Steven creates panels and content that not only makes the audience smile, but encourages them to feel comfortable about being who they are and celebrating their individuality.