ROBERT SCOTT SMITH portrait
  • Co-Head Actor Training Program, Theatre Department
  • Assistant Professor, Theatre Department
  • Assistant Professor, Theatre Department

Creative Research

  • Four years after its world premiere at SLAC, CLIMBING WITH TIGERS returns in a Salt Lake Acting Company first: an interactive streaming experience combining footage from the original production and an all-new educational component directed by Penelope Caywood. CLIMBING WITH TIGERS adapted for the stage by Troy Deutsch based on the book by Nathan Glade and Dallas Graham [RED FRED PROJECT] produced by Salt Lake Acting Company March 2016. This collaboration and adaptation is with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory in which I am Founder and Co-Artistic Director. For this project I am acting as Producer, Collaborator, and Actor in this Production. Streaming dates were December 5 - December 20th. Streaming was made available to over 6000 Utah Public Schools students. Performance, completed 12/20/2020.
    https://saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/item...
  • ACTOR. Featured Actor in the Pilot AESOP. An episodic series currently in pre-production. Illyrium Productions, Written and Directed by Julie-Anne Liechty. Performance, in progress 11/29/2020.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7693076/?ref_=tt_ch
  • ACTOR. Starring Role. World Premiere at UK FRIGHTFEST October 2020. Feature Film BABYSITTER MUST DIE, formally known as JOSIE JONES: KILL THE BABYSITTER. Produced by Top Dead Center Films. Director Kohl Glass, Writers Julie Auerbach | Kohl Glass | Kevin Tavolaro, Producers Gary Auerbach | Dallin Cerva, Cinematographer Neil Fernandez, Editor Kohl Glass. Performance, completed 10/23/2020.
    https://frightfestoctober2020.eventive.org/films/5...
  • Featured Actor. Commercial for Honeylove, web and social media campaign. Producer The Fold, Director. Scott Dastrup. Performance, completed 09/17/2020.
  • Featured Actor. Commercial for FORWARD, national social media campaign LA and NYC. Producer Paradox Digital (dir. Scott Dastrup). Performance, completed 05/11/2020.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3TKgZEHMPk
  • Re-envisioned version of 2019 The Live Creature & Ethereal Things. Produced by Ririe-Woodbury, Choreographed by Daniel Caron, with additional Direction and Collaboration by Alexandra Harbold and Robert Scott Smith of Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory featured an original cinematic score by John Paul Hayward. Inspired by the Red Fred Project founded by Executive Director Dallas Graham. The storytelling included both English and Spanish. The production provided free matinees to junior high/middle school and high school students for approximately 7,000 students who saw see the work, as well as 3 public performances January 31 and February 1, 2020 Performance, completed 02/01/2020.
    https://www.saltlakecountyarts.org/events/allegory...
  • ACTOR. Leading role as Lord Burleigh in Pioneer Theatre Company production of Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller, adapted by Jean Stock Goldstone and John Reich. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre January 10 – January 25, 2020. Directed by Shelley Butler. Starring Anne Bates (Elizabeth) and Erika LaVonn (Mary) and Robert Mammana, Jamen Nanthakumar, Bill Kux, Allen McCullough, Colleen Baum, Eric Hoffmann and Fenton Li. Performance, completed 01/25/2020.
    https://pioneertheatre.org/season/2019-2020-season...
  • ACTOR, Starring Role. Feature Film BABYSITTER MUST DIE, formally known as JOSIE JONES: KILL THE BABYSITTER. Currently in Post-Production. Produced by Top Dead Center Films. Director Kohl Glass, Writers Julie Auerbach | Kohl Glass | Kevin Tavolaro, Producers Gary Auerbach | Dallin Cerva, Cinematographer Neil Fernandez, Editor Kohl Glass. Performance, completed 11/22/2019.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11505682/?ref_=nm_knf...
  • ACTOR. Commercial for CHIRP WHEEL, web and social media campaign. Performance, completed 09/21/2019.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=vw...
  • ACTOR. SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2019 by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht at Salt Lake Acting Company. June 26 - September 15, 2019. Join us for Utah's most irreverent summer bash! SATURDAY'S VOYEUR is written for us, about us, every year in celebration of the peculiarities of this place we lovingly call home. Pack your picnic and come party! Performance, completed 09/15/2019.
    https://saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/item...
  • ACTOR. Commercial for OVERSTOCK.COM Holiday Home Sale, for web and broadcast on HGTV. Performance, completed 09/04/2019.
  • ACTOR. A BRIEF WALTZ IN A LITTLE ROOM Produced by Sackerson and Umbrella Theatre Company. Featuring work by a team of ten designers, six actors, four writers, and three directors.Ten audience members enter a hallway lined with ten doors. Behind each door: a moment in the life of Walter Eyer—an immersive human portrait. Limited tickets now available for this intimate, full-spectrum pop-up installation. Work completed in August, but show ran August 23, 2019 – January 4, 2020. Performance, completed 08/23/2019.
    https://www.sackerson.org/project/brief-waltz
  • DIRECTOR for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS by Max Vernon presented by Good Company Theatre as part of the International LGBTQ Pride Month in Ogden, Utah. The View Upstairs is a musical with music and lyrics by Matt Vernon and is based off of the horrific 1973 arson attack at The Upstairs Lounge, a gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA. It’s the story of Wes, a fashion designer from New York in 2019, who impulsively buys a run-down space in hopes of turning it into a boutique. In doing so, he is transported back to a gay bar in 1973. Here he embarks on a journey of self-discovery, where he gets to know the unforgettable queer characters at this bar and discover that they are a diverse- and even religious- community that is accepting of everyone who enters. The Good Company Theatre, Ogden, UT June 9, 15-16, 23 4:00-5:45 PM, June 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 8:00-9:45 PM Other, completed 06/23/2019.
    https://www.nowplayingutah.com/event/the-view-from...
  • EQUITY ACTOR in GOLD MOUNTAIN by Jason Ma. An original musical to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Alan Muraoka directed a New York cast of Asian-American actors, including Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera) as Mei, Jonny Lee Jr. as Lit, Alan Ariano (The King and I) as Ba, Daniel J. Edwards (Anything Goes) as Jiang, Lawrence-Michael Arias as Wong, Steven Eng (CSC’s Pacific Overtures) as Loong, and Eric Bondoc (Pacific Overtures) as Lo. Music direction provided by Kristen Lee Rosenfeld with choreography by Billy Bustamante. The production is spearheaded by Spike 150, Utah's Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration Commission initiative, in partnership with the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association. Performances May 8 and May 9 at 8 PM at the Regent Street Black Box at The Eccles Theater and May 10 at 7:30 PM with a May 11 matinee at Peery’s Egyptian Theater. Performance, completed 05/11/2019.
    https://www.goldmountainthemusical.com/press-media
  • Featured Actor. STEIN ERIKSEN Residences in Park City, Ut. Winter Campaign, featured on website and web. Performance, completed 03/12/2019.
  • FILM SCREENING NYC Special Engagement at the JCC: JEWTAH 2018 - A lonely Jew in Utah is terrified of his Mormon neighbors, to the point where he refuses to leave his grandmother's house. But when the house goes up for sale, he must confront his biggest fears. After a mental breakdown he's met by an Ancient Jewish Muse and the ghost of Joseph Smith, who both help him understand the significance of being Jewish in the Beehive State. Jewtah is a magic-realist crowd pleaser about being an outsider. Featured Role Joseph Smith played by Robert Scott Smith Performance, completed 02/19/2019.
    http://www.jewtah.com
  • Co-author, Co-producer, and Actor for LIVE CREATURE AND ETHEREAL THINGS. Performance dates February 1 and 2, 2019. An original work created in collaboration with Ririe-Woodbury and Flying Bobcat, LIVE CREATURE is a dance performance inspired by The Red Fred Project. The Live Creature and Ethereal Things, which will run at Salt Lake City’s Capitol Theatre next February. My creative research on the project is multifold: I am serving as co-author, co-producer, and actor. The project will have both regional and national impact; our goal, beyond the scheduled performances, is to tour the production nationally. The production will also provide free matinees to junior high/middle school and high school students, where nearly 7,000 students are invited to see the work. Work on creating the material began in June 2018. Performance, completed 02/02/2019.
    https://ririewoodbury.com/performances/2018-2019-s...
  • FILM SCREENING at the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery at CKI: JEWTAH 2018 - A lonely Jew in Utah is terrified of his Mormon neighbors, to the point where he refuses to leave his grandmother's house. But when the house goes up for sale, he must confront his biggest fears. After a mental breakdown he's met by an Ancient Jewish Muse and the ghost of Joseph Smith, who both help him understand the significance of being Jewish in the Beehive State. Jewtah is a magic-realist crowd pleaser about being an outsider. Featured Role Joseph Smith played by Robert Scott Smith Performance, completed 12/15/2018.
    http://www.jewtah.com
  • FILM SCREENING at the JCC in Manhattan: JEWTAH 2018 - A lonely Jew in Utah is terrified of his Mormon neighbors, to the point where he refuses to leave his grandmother's house. But when the house goes up for sale, he must confront his biggest fears. After a mental breakdown he's met by an Ancient Jewish Muse and the ghost of Joseph Smith, who both help him understand the significance of being Jewish in the Beehive State. Jewtah is a magic-realist crowd pleaser about being an outsider. Featured Role Joseph Smith played by Robert Scott Smith Media Arts, completed 12/04/2018.
    http://www.jewtah.com
  • Directed production of BIG LOVE By Charles L. Mee for the University of Utah Department of Theatre. November 9-18, 2018, Babcock Theatre. Fifty brides flee their fifty grooms and seek refuge in an Italian villa in this modern re-making of one of the world’s oldest plays, The Danaids by Aeschylus Mayhem ensues, complete with grooms in flight suits, women throwing themselves to the ground, occasional pop songs and romantic dances—even a bride falling in love. Big Love is an immense, poetic work that explores the hunger for independence, the burden of tradition, and the shape and size of love. Performance, completed 11/18/2018.
    http://theatre.utah.edu/productions/biglove/
  • Principal Actor for Pure Cam commercial, produced by Pure Gear (director Ashkan Memarian). Performance, completed 10/2018.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvPg7Pz94hQ
  • Performed the role of Joseph Smith in Saturday's Voyeur 2018 by Allen Nevins & Nancy Borgenicht. June 27-September 16, 2018 total 74 performances. World Premiere. Celebrate VOYEUR’s 40th birthday! 40 years of satirizing the bizarre realities of this place we lovingly call home. SLAC is the only theatre company in the nation that has a play written for us, about us, every year. Performance, completed 09/16/2018.
    https://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/...
  • Co-Directed JUMP a world premiere by Austin Archer April 5-15, 2018. A failed parachute, unexpected relationships and survivor’s guilt. JUMP explores the power of second chances and the impact of surviving on those we love. Featuring Teri Cowan, Nicki Nixon, Matthew Sincell and Darryl Stamp.Designed by La Beene (costumes), Cheryl Cluff (sound), Pilar I. (lighting), Cara Pomeroy (set) assisted by Iris Salazar, Arika Schockmel (props). Stage managed by Jennifer Freed. Co-directed by Alexandra Harbold and Robert Scott Smith. A co-production with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory in partnership with The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists. Performance, completed 04/15/2018.
    https://planbtheatre.org/jump/
  • Performed the role of Donovan in The Envelope by Alex Lewin with Pioneer Theatre and the Play-By-Play new reading series. In this fast-paced political thriller, a young blogger – the prodigal son of a powerful D.C. family – receives a trove of classified documents from an anonymous source. But his quest to authenticate the documents will force him to investigate the dark history of his own family. February 02, 2018 7:30pm and February 03, 2018 2pm and 7:30pm Performance, completed 02/03/2018.
    http://www.pioneertheatre.org/season/2017-2018-sea...
  • Performed the role of Anders in THE ICE FRONT a world premiere by Eric Samuelsen. The actors of the Norwegian National Theatre find themselves in an uneasy truce with Nazi cultural authorities during the German occupation of Norway. When they are forced to perform a Nazi propaganda piece, conscience comes face-to-face with The Final Solution. THE ICE FRONT honors the heroism of and dangers faced by the trilogy of Nazi victims – Jews, Roma and Homosexuals – by questioning what it means to be an artist, to be a patriot, to be human. Featuring Daniel Beecher, Ariana Broumas Farber, Mark Fossen, Stephanie Howell, Jay Perry, Topher Rasmussen, Robert Scott Smith, Emilie Starr, Christy Summerhays. Directed by Jerry Rapier. November 9-19, 2017 SOLD OUT! Special thanks to dramaturg Greg Hatch. Designed by K.L. Alberts (costumes), Cheryl Cluff (sound), Keven Myhre (set), David Rees (lighting), Arika Schockmel (props). Stage managed by Jennifer Freed (assisted by Michael Scott Johnson). Developed as part of Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-By-Play Series. From the author of MIASMA, AMERIGO, BORDERLANDS, NOTHING PERSONAL, RADIO HOUR EPISODE 8: FAIRYANA, CLEARING BOMBS, 3 and THE KREUTZER SONATA. Performance, completed 11/19/2017.
    http://planbtheatre.org/ice/
  • Directed a staged reading of REYKJAVIK by Steve Yockey; Salt Lake Acting Company's New Play Sounding Series. Monday, November 6 @ 7pm. Director: Robert Scott Smith. Actors: Tyson Baker, Anne Louise Brings, Harrison J. Lind, Allen Smith, Alicia Washington. Stage Manager: Jennie Sant. Made up of eight short plays, the entire play takes place in and around Reykjavík, Iceland. "All of the locations are ephemeral places, transitory, the kind of places people pass through or stop to rest but do not stay for long.” - Steve Yockey. SLAC thanks the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation for their generous support of this vital program. Other, completed 11/06/2017.
    http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org/new-play-deve...
  • Performed the role of Jack in Perpetual Girl by Wendy Weiner with Pioneer Theatre and the Play-by-Play new play reading series. A modern fairy tale about the most taboo thing a woman can do in Hollywood: age. Friday October 06 7:30pm and October 07, 2017 2pm and 7:30pm. Performance, completed 10/07/2017.
    http://www.pioneertheatre.org/season/2017-2018-sea...
  • Performed the role of Mick Hamilton in Steel Pier with Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Eb, with a Book by David Thompson. Set on the famous Steel Pier in Atlantic City, this energetic musical brings together an assortment of relentless souls eager to dance their way into fame and prizes. Bill Kelly, an adventurous pilot, falls out of the sky and into the arms of Rita Racine, a dancer and the wife of evil Steel Pier manager Mick Hamilton. Entertainment and plenty of razzle-dazzle dancing ensue when Rita and Bill pair up for the marathon. Songs by the creators of Chicago, Cabaret and other Broadway classics perfectly capture the rhythms of the 1930s dance era. Directed by Denny Berry. September 15-24, 2017 The Hayes Christensen Theatre (MCD) Performance, completed 09/24/2017.
    http://theatre.utah.edu/productions/steel-pier/
  • Co-Producer and Performed the role of Man in HOW LONG CAN YOU STAND ON THE TRAIN TRACKS: A GAME FOR TWO SISTERS a play by Morag Shepherd. A joint production with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and Sackerson. A game. A train. An echo of death. A game for two sisters. Two sisters: Charlie and Pepper—both in love with Grayson. Their father is a digger, a stranger. Their mother has kaleidoscopes for eyes. A train and a question. It’s coming nearer, nearer; it’s almost here, it’s almost here — it was never here. Was it ever here? An echo of love. Love that tastes like the ocean, and steel, and glass in your eyes. July 7 – 16, 2017 @ Babcock Theatre, U of U Performance, completed 07/16/2017.
    https://sackerson.org/project/train-tracks
  • Performed the role of Morten in The Ice Front by Eric Samuelson with Pioneer Theatre and the Play-by-Play new play reading series. During the German occupation of Norway in 1943, the actors of the Norwegian National Theatre found themselves in an uneasy truce with Norwegian Nazi cultural authorities. They retained their jobs, and continued to act in good plays. But when they were ordered to perform in a Nazi propaganda piece, their loyalties as patriots and humanists were called into question. How to stop a bad play from opening? When does an artist decide risk his or her life? Friday, April 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. Saturday,April 15, 2017 2:00 p.m. Saturday,April 15, 2017 7:30 p.m. Performance, completed 04/15/2017.
    http://www.pioneertheatre.org/season/2016-2017-sea...
  • Performed the role of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams March 16—April 1, 2017 A tragic story of love, loss, passion and guilt, Tennessee Williams’ immortal classic is brought to life on The Grand’s stage. The Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama in 1948, the story centers around Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Stanley Kowalski and Harold Mitchell (Mitch). Broke and having lost her family home, Blanche is left with no choice but to move in with her sister Stella and her husband Stanley in New Orleans. While there she meets Mitch, a friend of Stanley’s, for whom she quickly begins to have romantic feelings. As the show progresses, we discover secrets from Blanche’s past and a sinister side to Stanley. Performance, completed 04/01/2017.
    http://grandtheatrecompany.com/streetcar/
  • Directed a staged reading of QUARTER HORSE by Rob Tennant. PlanB's 2016/17 Script-In-Hand Series Wednesday, March 29, directed by Robert Scott Smith, stage managed by Joe Killian, with Emma Scotson as the Reader and featuring a cast of Olivia Custodio, Sky Kawaiw, Shawn Francis Saunders and Matthew Sincell. The reading is free and at capacity Other, completed 03/29/2017.
    http://planbtheatre.org/rob-tennant-on-his-play-qu...
  • Principal Actor for Larry H Miller Chrysler Jeep commercial, produced by Saxton Horne Communications Performance, completed 02/2017.
  • Staged Reading: INFORMED CONSENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND THE CENTER FOR CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE An electrifying new play by Deborah Zoe Laufer, "Informed Consent" is a powerful examination of medical ethics and the sometimes-murky lines between privacy and research. This staged reading featuring U of U Theatre faculty suggests that we question the lengths to which we might go to save a life. Inspired by a landmark court case between one of the country’s largest universities and a Native American tribe based in the Grand Canyon, don’t miss this thought provoking play by a critically acclaimed voice in American Theater. Cast: Alexandra Harbold, Brien K. Jones, Nicol Razon, Sarah Shippobotham, Robert Scott Smith. Directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn. Dramaturg – Sydney Cheek O’Donnell Performance, completed 11/18/2016.
    http://utahpresents.org/uncategorized/informed-con...
  • SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2016 by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht. Performed the role of Joseph Smith. Written new each year, this annual musical satire connects SLAC to the community like nothing else. You bring the picnic, we’ll bring the party. Performance, completed 09/11/2016.
    http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/i...
  • Created and performed in an original devised work for The Utah Pride Center and the 2016 “SAPPHIRE SPECTACULAR – A Sensory Experience!” Presented with pride by Mark Miller Subaru! Wednesday, June 1st @ 6:00 pm – The Leonardo Museum Formerly the Grand Marshal Reception, the SAPPHIRE SPECTACULAR will help ring in the 2016Utah Pride Festival! Join the Utah Pride Center as we celebrate the past, present, and future of our beautifully diverse community, and as we recognize the recipients of the 2016 Dr. Kristen Ries Community Service Award & the Pete Suazo Political Action Award. Performance, completed 06/01/2016.
  • Directed a sold out run of an All-Female Production of HAMLET in conjunction with the University of Utah Department of Theatre featuring actors from the Actor Training Program and Musical Theatre Program. This production was supported in part by Fine Arts Fees. April 13 - 17 @ 7:30pm ADDED SHOW APRIL 16 @ 1pm WHERE: University of Utah Campus Film Media Arts Building RM 105 Other, completed 04/17/2016.
    http://flyingbobcat.org/hamletallfemaleslc/
  • CLIMBING WITH TIGERS adapted for the stage by Troy Deutsch based on the book by Nathan Glade and Dallas Graham [RED FRED PROJECT] produced by Salt Lake Acting Company March 2016. This collaboration and adaptation is with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory in which I am Founder and Co-Artistic Director. For this project I am acting as Producer, Collaborator, and Actor in this Production. In an incredibly special addition to the season, SLAC proudly partners with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and the Red Fred Project to present the world premiere of CLIMBING WITH TIGERS. Adapted for the stage by Troy Deutsch, CLIMBING WITH TIGERS is a story by 8-year-old Nathan Glad who was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bones disease) and Dallas Graham who founded the Red Fred Project, which Graham describes as "a silver-starred, magical collaboration through which I co-create original stories in the form of self-published books with 50 children with critical illnesses across the 50 states." Through a captivating combination of music, storytelling, animation, and film, CLIMBING WITH TIGERS tells the story of a little black bird named Blue who dreams of one day being able to fly. Performance, completed 03/27/2016.
    http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/i...
  • Staged Reading: TWO HENRYS by Kenneth Jones with Pioneer Theatre Company. Actors Lesley Fera, Susan Pellegrino and Robert Scott Smith will be in a Pioneer Theatre Company rehearsal studio with playwright Kenneth Jones and director Karen Azenberg starting Feb. 1 for a weeklong developmental reading of Jones’ new play Two Henrys. Play-By-Play presentations are offered in the intimate Babcock Theatre in the lower level of Pioneer’s 930-seat home on the University of Utah campus. Two Henrys will be read 8 PM Friday Feb. 5 and 2 & 8 PM Saturday Feb. 6. In the dead of winter, Henry flies to Florida to offer condolences at the funeral of his late partner’s father. But in a house that he was never welcomed to visit before, is the divide between him and the surviving widow and grown daughter too wide? Set in 2012, somewhere between the dusk of the AIDS crisis and the dawn of marriage equality, Two Henrys — from the playwright who wrote PTC favorite Alabama Story — is a funny, warm, hope-filled look at three indelible characters struggling valiantly to come to terms with their perceptions and prejudices. Performance, completed 02/06/2016.
    http://www.pioneertheatre.org/season/2015-2016-sea...
  • THE KREUTZER SONATA World Premiere by Eric Samuelson A harrowing exploration of the mind of a murderer (Robert Scott Smith), a man driven mad by unfulfilled passions – and Beethoven’s music. This cautionary tale of rage, revenge and remorse is interwoven with a live performance of Beethoven’s sonata by Kathryn Eberle (violin) and Jason Hardink (piano). Freely adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s novella. Directed by Jerry Rapier. THE KREUTZER SONATA World Premiere by Eric Samuelsen Sundays & Mondays at 7pm October 18-November 9, 2015 SOLD OUT! Also November 4, 2015 at 9pm at New York’s United Solo Theatre Festival From the author of MIASMA, AMERIGO, BORDERLANDS, RADIO HOUR EPISODE 8: FAIRYANA, NOTHING PERSONAL, CLEARING BOMBS and 3. Performance, completed 09/29/2015.
    http://planbtheatre.org/sonata/
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller February 13 through February 28, 2015 PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS The Crucible By Arthur Miller Salt Lake City – Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Crucible, the American classic, reliving the era of Salem witch trials, February 13 – February 28, 2015. In 1692, a group of young girls suddenly manifest signs of “demonic possession.” Before the hysteria ends twenty Salem townspeople are dead-executed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the crime of witchcraft. The Crucible is a landmark work of the American theatre, at once a powerful cautionary tale and a mesmerizing psychological drama. The Crucible has a local angle; several of the descendants of the historical characters in the play emigrated to Utah. CHARLES MOREY former PTC Artistic Director, returns to direct The Crucible after directing more than ninety productions from Shakespeare to musicals to world premieres, including this title in 1997. CAST: J. TODD ADAMS* Reverend John Hale, TOBIN ATKINSON* Ezekiel Cheever, ANNE LOUISE BRINGS Mercy/U.S. Abigail, CLAIRE BROWNELL* Elizabeth Proctor, ANNE CULLIMORE DECKER Rebecca Nurse, BRIGHTON HERTFORD Susanna/U.S. Mary, BETSY HOGG* Mary Warren, MICHAEL S. JOHNSON Hopkins/US Hale, PHILIP KERR* Deputy Governor Danforth, PAUL KIERNAN* Reverend Samuel Parris, JOHN LA GIOIA* Francis Nurse, FLETCHER MC TAGGERT* John Proctor, JOHN MICHALSKI* Giles Corey, MADISON MICUCCI Abigail Williams, STEPHANIE PURCELL Betty Parris/U.S. Elizabeth, SARAH SHIPPOBOTHAM Ann Putnam/Sarah Good, ROBERT SCOTT SMITH* John Willard, DAVID SPENCER* Judge Hawthorne, STEPHANIE WEEKS* Tituba Performance, completed 01/19/2015.
    http://www.pioneertheatre.org/press-room/press-rel...

Presentations

  • PRESENTER. PechaKucha Night v28, a night co-curated with PechaKucha Night SLC and Nathan Webster, Architect/NOW-ID. PechaKucha Nights are about RAPID FIRE presentations from enlightened trailblazers in our community. Colby Brewer I Artist, Chair of Visual Arts at The Waterford School Olivia Custodio I Opera Singer, Actress, & Director of Individual Giving Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Kate Mattingly I Assistant Professor, University of Utah Liz Ivkovich I Dancer, Writer and Development Director, Utah Presents Mo Reeder I Founder and COO, V-School Nathan Webster I Architect/NOW-ID Melissa Bond I Writer, Provocateur, Humanitarian Robert Scott Smith I Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory Alexandra Harbold I Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory Candice Davis I Owner/Operator, Addictive Behavior Motor Works Ryan Lewis I Owner, Meta Designs Troy Williams I Executive Director, Equality Utah. Presentation, Presented, 05/31/2019.
    https://www.pechakucha.com/events/salt-lake-city-v...

Publications

  • Brian Manternach & Robert Scott Smith (2019). Preparing High School Acting Students for the Singing Portion of College Theater Auditions. National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. Vol. 75, 6. Published, 01/2019.
  • Cecelia Otto & Robert Scott Smith (2018). CREATING A DEVISED THEATRICAL PIECE TO TRAVEL TO THE EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL. (pp. 1). Vol. 18. University of Utah UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH JOURNAL. Published, 06/2018.
    https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.formstack.com/uploa...