#77 – Scott Dermody
Scott Dermody a Markham, Ontario native, he is now a Toronto-based theatre professional. He is the co-founder and creative core member of Soup Can Theatre and is the Youth Outreach Coordinator for the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA). Scott’s career in the performing arts thus far encompasses on and off stage roles. He has been a Producer for most Soup Can Theatre shows, as well as having a crack at Directing (for Soup Can Theatre and V-Day Toronto) and Production Managing (Soup Can Theatre, Single Thread Theatre, and V-Day Toronto). Through Theatre Ontario’s Professional Theatre Training Program, Scott worked with and was mentored by Aislinn Rose, independent producer and Artistic Producer of Praxis Theatre. As an actor, Scott has played in classics, avant-garde multidisciplinary work, clown turns, children’s theatre, murder mysteries and a few short films. He has taught introductory theatre courses in GTA-area schools, and ran a theatre camp in Vaughan for two years. Scott holds a BA in theatre from Queen’s University.