Scott Illingworth

Assistant Arts Professor

Education

B.F.A., Acting, DePaul University
M.F.A., Directing,  DePaul University
G.C.F.T., Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher

Biography

Scott is an Assistant Arts Professor in the Graduate Acting Program and a freelance director. He is an Artistic Associate with The Farm Theater, and has taught workshops for LAByrinth Theater Company and at schools and theatres internationally.

His directing credits include Off-Broadway, regional, and international work including new play collaborations with Lucas Hnath, Mona Mansour, Christina Anderson, Andrea Ciannavei, Bob Glaudini, Ken Urban, Padraic Lillis, Keith Reddin, and Bill Bowers among others. His work has been seen at New Dramatists, LAByrinth, Urban Stages, Geva Theatre Center, Gloucester Stage, Dorset Theatre, Alchemy Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Collaboraction, Fringe NYC, Adirondack Theatre Festival, across the US, and throughout Europe and Asia. He is the creator of What I Learned On My Red State Vacation, a multi-media performance about his trip to the three most conservative rural counties in the US to share every breakfast, lunch, and dinner with someone who lives there. Scott is also the curator/director of MileWalks, a solo-audience outdoor interactive urban theatrical experience. 

He served as Associate Director to Mark Wing-Davey on the Off-Broadway productions of Passion Play (EPIC), UNCONDITIONAL (LAByrinth), The Singing Forest (The Public), and Ninth and Joanie (LAByrinth). Regionally Scott worked with Mr. Wing-Davey on Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl (Goodman and Yale Rep) and served as Assistant Director to Philip Seymour Hoffman on The Long Red Road by Brett C. Leonard (Goodman).

Scott serves on the Steering Committee of the Tisch Faculty Council (TFC) and is a Senator on NYU's Contract Faculty Senators Council. (C-FSC). He is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (GCFT).

Website: www.scottillingworth.com

Scott is an Assistant Arts Professor in the Graduate Acting Program and a freelance director. He serves as Associate Director at Barefoot Theatre Company, is an Artistic Associate with The Farm Theater, and has taught workshops for LAByrinth Theater Company and at schools and theatres internationally.

His directing credits include Off-Broadway, regional, and international work including new play collaborations with Lucas Hnath, Mona Mansour, Christina Anderson, Israel Horovitz, Andrea Ciannavei, Bob Glaudini, Ken Urban, Padraic Lillis, Keith Reddin, and Bill Bowers among others. His work has been seen at the French Embassy, Gloucester Stage, LAByrinth, Geva Theatre Center, Dorset Theatre, Alchemy Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Collaboraction, Fringe NYC, Adirondack Theatre Festival, across the US, and throughout Europe. Scott is also the curator/director of MileWalks.com, and spent the summer of 2017 traveling the U.S. sharing one-on-one meals with residents of some of the most conservative counties in the country.

He served as Associate Director to Mark Wing-Davey on the Off-Broadway productions of Passion Play (EPIC), UNCONDITIONAL (LAByrinth), The Singing Forest (The Public), and Ninth and Joanie (LAByrinth). Regionally Scott worked with Mr. Wing-Davey on Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl (Goodman and Yale Rep) and served as Assistant Director to Philip Seymour Hoffman on The Long Red Road by Brett C. Leonard (Goodman).

Scott serves on the Executive Committee of the Tisch Faculty Council (TFC) and is a Senator on NYU's Contract Faculty Senators Council. (C-FSC). He is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (GCFT).

Website: www.scottillingworth.com