Best Advice to Young Dancers
“Train Everything, you'll need it all! Don't wait until tomorrow to get serious. The Dancer that will work professionally is doing it NOW.”
Favorite Thing about an NYCDA Weekend?
“Teaching my classes… (and) I love walking around the room and working individually with as many people as possible.”
Scott has performed as a Principal dancer with such companies as The Joffrey Ballet, The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Northern Ballet (England), The Universal Ballet (Korea), Ballet Arizona, and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. He was featured in the Tony Award winning musicals “Jerome Robbins Broadway” and “Fosse,” as well as appearing in “Once Upon A Mattress” and “Carousel” on Broadway.
Scott has been seen on the “51st Annual Tony Awards,” “53rd Annual Tony Awards,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “Monday Night Sports” (ABC), and “One Life To Live”(ABC).
Scott has choreographed and set work on numerous ballet companies including Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Brandywine Ballet Theatre. Scott has also directed and choreographed for nightclubs, musical theatre, and commercials across the country. Scott choreographed the opening number for the “153rd Annual Gala at The Academy of Music” starring Sting.
Scott has been on the faculty of The Joffrey School, The Rock School of The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, and many schools across the country and world, including Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and Western Ballet Theatre-Puerto Rico. Scott currently serves as a full-time faculty member at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.