Scott has directed over 20 stage productions in Los Angeles, New York, and Regional LORT theatres throughout the country.He has also worked extensively with playwrights and screenwriters developing and directing50 new works and moving them into production.
Currently he is directing development of the new play, “CREDO”, starring Jean Smart.
He staged the World Premiere of"Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions" at The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.His production of the play with music and opera, which he developed, broke all previous box office records at The Walnut's 1,100 seat house.As Director, he guided the two year development and production of Robert Schenkkan's six hour Pulitzer Prize Winner,"The Kentucky Cycle", at the Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA, the Mark Taper Forum and the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.Scott directed and co-produced "Free, Adult, Uncensored!"at the Los Angeles Theatre Center(LATC), starring Jonathan Silverman, Lee Grant, Burgess Meredith, Ed Asner, Roscoe Lee Brown, John Randolph and Michael Ontkean plus a cast of 30.The multi-media stage production with music was in honor of the 50th anniversary of the WPA Federal Theatre Project.After development at the American Conservatory Theatre(ACT), he staged the premiere of "The Healers" at the Theatre of the Riverside Church(TRC) in N.Y.For the Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Scott directed numerous new works including the west coast premiere of his Robert Schenkkan's award winning play, "The Survivalist"and was the Supervising Director of the Ensemble Studio Theatre's annual Marathon/LA.He staged and produced the multi media performance benefit, "The Great Grand Avenue Casino Caper ", for the Olympic Arts Festival in Los Angeles.His production of "The Tempest", which he staged for the State of Virginia Festival of the Arts at Richmond Va.'s 3000 seat outdoor amphitheatre broke all previous attendance records.At the Hollywood Playhouse, he directed Bill Macyand Holland Taylor in Jack Logiudice's"In the Moonlight Eddie".
For PKE(Playwrights Kitchen Ensemble) at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles,
Scott staged the workshop productions of "Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions"with Joe Bologna and "CREDO" , by Richard Camp, with Bruce Davison in the lead.Scott plans to stage the West Coast premiere of Robert Schenkkan's comic drama,"Heaven on Earth."
He directed "Recognize!", starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Tom Selleck, Roddy MacDowall, Dan Ackroyd on stage at the House of Blues/LA. for the Motion Picture and Television Foundation.
For television, Scott was Director of Production at TriTel Inc., for several years, which produced David Feury's comedy, "Mental Cruelty" where he adapted and directed plays for television for cable broadcast in Europe.He has been a Director and Producer/Writer for numerous E! Entertainment Television shows and network specials including"Countdown to the Academy Awards", "Invitation to the Academy Awards", the "Grammy Highlights Show" and "E! News Daily." Also for E!, he directed the docudrama, the "OJ Civil Trial" (80 shows), now a permanent collection in the Museum of Broadcast Communications.He directed E!'s "Sexual Harassment Trial.Scott was casting director and coach for J Walking Productions and Discovery Network’s Animal Planet (60 episodes) and USA Cable (65 episodes).
His screenplay, "The African School", was a finalist in both The Writers Foundation Screenplay Contest and The Chesterfield Film Co. Writers Film Project sponsored by the Kennedy Marshall Company, Universal and Walt Disney Pictures.
Prior to directing, Scott was a classically trained actor with over 50 film, television and stage credits on ABC, NBC, CBS Network Movies of the Week, Series and Soaps including "The Other Victim"(MOW) "Days of Our Lives", and "As the World Turns” including starring in George A. Romero's cult classic "Dawn of the Dead", and at theatres such as The American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) and The Manhattan Theatre Club.
Scott is a faculty member at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles CA.