Scott Elliott

Director, Actor, Singer
Actor-turned-director Scott Elliott formed the New Group in 1991 and began directing original plays in tiny, marginal spaces with no money--and for no money. As an actor, his stint at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1962

Filmography

Actor (3)

Dragonwyck (Movie)

Tom Wells (Actor)

Kiss and Tell (Movie)

Lt. Lenny Archer (Actor)

Song of My Heart (Movie)

Lt. Sanderson (Actor)
Director (1)

The Women 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Director

Biography

Actor-turned-director Scott Elliott formed the New Group in 1991 and began directing original plays in tiny, marginal spaces with no money--and for no money. As an actor, his stint at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN, where he played a bit part in "Guys and Dolls", led to the chorus of "Les Miserables" and 18 months on the road and on Broadway. Not caring to spend the rest of his days waiting for callbacks, he decided to pursue directing and rose rapidly from the fringe-theater world of folding chairs and do-it-yourself sets to the promised land of Broadway.

Relationships

Eric Becker

Companion

Murray Elliott

Father
retired from the beverage business

Bea Elliott

Mother
lives with husband in Boca Raton

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

New York University

New York , New York

Boston Conservatory of Music and Drama

Boston , Massachusetts
dropped out after two years

Milestones

2001

Directed the Broadway revival of "The Women" at the Roundabout Theatre

2000

Staged the Off-Broadway production of Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw"

1999

Feature film directorial debut, "A Map of the World"

1997

Revived Chekhov's "Three Sisters" at the Roundabout Theatre

1996

Directed Arthur Miller's "Ride Down Mount Morgan" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

1996

Broadway directing debut with revival of Noel Coward's "Present Laughter"

1996

Helmed Stephen Bill's "Curtains" Off-Broadway

1995

Critical breakthrough, directing an Off-Broadway production of Mike Leigh's "Ecstacy"

1991

Formed the New Group and began directing original plays in tiny, out-of-the-way spaces with no money--and for no money

Signed by Sam Cohn of ICM

Worked at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis; played a bit part in "Guys and Dolls"

Grew up in Bellmere, Long Island, New York

Spent 18 months on Broadway and on the road in "Les Miserables"

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