Scott C. Embler

Scott is a Founding Member and the former Producing Director of the OOBR-award winning Vital Theatre Company. NYC directing credits include: Stain (Off-Broadway at the Kirk); Burning Botticelli (NYCFringe); Death in England (Vital); opera premieres Faith and Caliban (Vital); many shorts including Save Me, Wonder Full, Trish at 10 (all at Vital) and Orpheus and the Dragon ( the Drilling Company). Readings include The Seventh Monarch (with Karen Ziemba and Harriet Harris), At Daybreak (Rattlestick Theatre); Breasts of Fortuna (with Lea Michele); the musical Masada (with Maya Days) at the York Theater; and numerous reading series over the years for Young Playwrights, Inc. Out of town credits include: A Tribute to Miriam Makeba with Tsidii le Loka (at Colorado World Theatre Festival and also Theatre Outlet in Allentown, PA); Galileo’s Daughters (Piccolo Spoleto); Faith (World Science Fiction Convention, Chicago); Pieces in Short (Lake George Opera Festival); Die Fledermaus (Albion College, Michigan); and Hansel and Gretel and Monkey See, Monkey Do (Lake George Opera Festival Opera-to-Go). Regionally, he assistant directed the musical revue Let Me Sing (with Andre DeShields, Stephanie J. Block, Marla Schaffel, and Randy Skinner at both Charlotte Rep and George Street Playhouse). Recently, he created and adapted the Little Tales series, a theatre program for pre-school kids at the downtown company Manhattan Children’s Theatre. He just completed the SSDC Observer program where he worked with Walter Bobbie on the Encores production of No, No, Nanette.