Scott graduated from the US Naval Academy (BS: English) and served for six years as an A-6 bombardier/navigator onboard USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt – before resigning his commission to enter the Professional Actor Training Program at UC San Diego (MFA: Acting). He has played leading roles on stages across the US and abroad, including La Jolla Playhouse, A.C.T., Moscow Art Theater, Taiwan National Theater, Folger Theatre, three seasons at the American Repertory Theatre, four seasons in PlayMakers Repertory Company, three seasons at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and, most recently, one season (2015) at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He has also worked on camera, and as a voiceover actor, in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Amsterdam. Scott has directed productions at Actors Theatre of Charlotte, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and Theatre Row (off-Broadway), and Cape Repertory Theatre.
Scott has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Acting, Commedia dell’Arte, Improvisation, Movement, and Voice at Arizona State University, Davidson College, UNC (Chapel Hill), UConn, and the Academia dell’Arte, in Arezzo, Italy. He is currently Chair of Theatre and Director of the Undergraduate Theatre program at USD.