New Fine Arts Faculty Member Brett Scott
New Fine Arts Faculty Member Brett Scott

Brett Scott grew up in New York City, then moved to Florida to attend The University of Miami, where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. He went on to receive his Master of Fine Arts from The National Theatre Conservatory, at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

Mr. Scott has spent the last nine years as the Director of the High School Theatre Department at North Broward Preparatory School where his shows have twice been selected for Mainstage at Morsani Hall in Tampa at the Florida State Thespian Festival. Most recently, Brett was named the Head of Acting for the prestigious Broadway Theatre Project which was created by Ann Reinking and Deborah McWaters. This past year he had the honor of directing the professional premiere of Check Please: The Stay-At Home-Edition by playwright Jonathan Rand.

Brett has taught Acting, Directing and Theatre at The Denver School of the Arts, The Duke Ellington School of the Arts in DC, The Durango Performing Arts Center, Odessa College in Texas, International Thespian Conference in Nebraska, Texas Thespian Conference, Kansas City Thespian Conference, The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC, The Denver Center Theatre Academy, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Red Rocks Community College.

In addition to his teaching credits, he has also directed and performed in Texas, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Arizona, and Denver. In Los Angeles he directed Robert Patrick's world premiere (The Playwright of the Tony winning play Kennedy's Children) self-proclaimed autobiographical play Hello Bob. Additional directing credits include City of Angels, Bring It On, 9 to 5, Oleanna, The Rose Tattoo, The Bourgeois Gentleman, The Crucible, Cabaret, Orpheus Descending, Company, A Flea In Her Ear, Side Show, Ghost the Musical, Pride and Prejudice, Working the Musical, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Check Please I II and III. Some of his acting credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Much Ado About Nothing, The Good Doctor, A Christmas Carol, John Brown's Body, Arms and the Man, A Woman in Mind, The Three Sisters, Landscape of the Body, Endgame, The Crucible, and Flowers for Algernon. He most recently directed Oleanna, Twelve Angry Jurors, Orpheus Descending, and The Miser. His TV Credits include All My Children, The Guiding Light, The Chris Rock Show, Lois and Clark, and Sister's.

Mr. Scott is an extremely accomplished teacher and director. We are very excited to welcome him to our family and he is equally as excited to join our team. He is looking forward to working with all of the incredibly talented and creative students.