Artist Bios

Steve Scott
Steve Scott

Steve Scott

(Bio as of February 2012)

Steve Scott is the associate producer of Goodman Theatre, where he has overseen more than 150 productions; he is also a member of the Goodman’s Artistic Collective. His Goodman directing credits include the 2011 production of A Christmas Carol, Horton Foote’s Blind Date; Rabbit Hole; Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock and No One Will Be Immune for The David Mamet Festival; Dinner With Friends; Wit; the world premiere of Tom Mula’s Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (co-directed with Michael Maggio); and the 1989 through 1992 productions of A Christmas Carol. Other recent directing credits include Yellow Face, The DNA Trail and Yohen at Silk Road Theatre Project; The Mandrake at A Red Orchid Theatre; Elling, A Delicate Balance, Lettice and Lovage and Shadowlands for Redtwist Theater; Black Pearl Sings! and Souvenir at Northlight Theatre; The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Buried Child and Dealer’s Choice at Shattered Globe Theatre; Frozen at Next Theatre Company; A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much Ado About Nothing at the St. Lawrence (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival; The Teapot Scandals of 1923 and Falsettos at Porchlight Music Theatre; Execution of Justice, Ah, Wilderness!, God’s Country and Judgment at Nuremberg at the Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts (where he is a faculty member); and a number of productions at Eclipse Theatre Company, where he is an ensemble member, including Arthur Miller’s After the Fall, John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation, Rebecca Gilman’s Boy Gets Girl, Keith Reddin’s Big Time, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite and Lanford Wilson’s The Moonshot Tapes. He has directed for a variety of other companies, including Theatre Wit, Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, National Jewish Theatre, Theatre at the Center, Lifeline Theatre, Organic Theater Company and the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists. Mr. Scott has served on panels for Theatre Communications Group, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, United States Artists, the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, the Chicago Council on Fine Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pew Charitable Trust/Philadelphia Theatre Initiative. He is a member of the Jeff Committee’s Artist and Technical Team, a board member of Season of Concern, and an associate artist with Chicago Dramatists and Colllaboraction theater companies. He was one of six resident directors for WBEZ’s series Stories on Stage, and has contributed articles to a variety of publications, including the Encyclopedia of Chicago. Mr. Scott is the recipient of five Jeff nominations, an After Dark Award and the Illinois Theatre Association’s Award of Honor.  As an actor, he most recently appeared in Next Theatre Company’s production of Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Jeff Award for Outstanding Ensemble). 

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