Personal profile

Personal profile

Scott Shattuck earned his BA with distinction in speech and theatre arts from Colorado State University and his MFA in drama from The University of Texas at Austin.

He came to SFA in 2007 from New York City, where he headed the Theatre and Media program at Marymount College of Fordham University. He was previously producing and artistic director of Jean Cocteau Repertory, an off-Broadway classical theatre company. Shattuck also has served as director of the London Dramatic Academy and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Pennsylvania's Dickinson College.

A full member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, he has directed at venues that include:

  • Arkansas Repertory Theatre
  • the National Shakespeare Conservatory
  • and the Texas Shakespeare Festival.

Shattuck also has served on the production staffs of the Denver Center Theatre Company and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival.

He studied voice with Catherine Fitzmaurice and Cicely Berry of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and performance studies with Richard Schechner of New York University, where he was a Faculty Resource Network scholar-in-residence.

As an actor, his roles have run the gamut from the title role in "The Elephant Man" to Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof" to Menenius in Shakespeare's "Coriolanus."

He has taught budgeting and financial systems to members of the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Theatre Leadership Institute and the William Randolph Hearst Theatrical Education Program, and assisted groups including New York's Second Stage Theatre, Pan-Asian Repertory Theatre and Classical Theatre of Harlem.

Shattuck has chaired granting panels for the Nancy Quinn Fund for Emerging Theatres, and served on funding panels for the New York Times Company Foundation, JP Morgan Chase, the New York State Council on the Arts and the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs.

He has co-authored The Director's Vision (Second Edition) and completed the Harvard Institutes of Higher Education's Management Development Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

From 2014-18, he served as treasurer of the International Association for Theatre in Higher Education. He is a former director of the SFA School of Theatre and spent one year as chair of the university-wide Chairs Forum. He is associated with Nacogdoches Music Friendly Community as well as a dog-lover and an avid fan of public broadcasting.


Related documents

  • CV

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    Type: CV