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Scott W. Davis

Associate Critic


Scott has been in the entertainment industry full time since 1986.He began his career in the Cleveland area doing Summer Stock at the famous Great Lakes Theatre Festival and Cain Park while honing his skills as a theatrical lighting designer at the University of Akron. While there he received an opportunity to work at The Ohio Ballet under the tutelage of Tom Skelton as his ALD on several different occasions which prepared Scott for the lighting career ahead of him.

Scott's career as a lighting designer has spanned the entire spectrum of the entertainment industry. From theatre to concerts to film and video, Scott has lit every facet of the industry but his heart has always been in the theatre. Scott's had the pleasure of working with some of the greatest companies in the DFW area as well as the US including Cleveland Playhouse, The Ohio Ballet, E.J. Thomas Hall, Music Theatre of Denton, Richfield Coliseum, Chrysler Hall, Carousel Dinner Theatre, The Kenley Players, Cain Park, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, Virginia Stage Company, Virginia Opera, Lyric Stage, Troika, Virginia Summer Musicals, Dallas Theater Center, Media Theatre, Newgate Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre, ART at Harvard University, The Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre, The Providence Black Repertory Theatre, Runway Theatre, AART, and America's oldest continuously running little theatre The Barker Playhouse.

Scott has been a member of several theatre and journalist based organizations including The United States Institute for Theatre Technology, The Drama League, The Theatre Communication Group, and American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association.

Past Reviewed Shows listed by most recent to oldest.


Show Theatre Company Posted
LOVE, LUST, & LIES MBS Productions 2/9/2017
THE FANTASTICKS Firehouse Theatre 6/10/2016
A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES Theatre Frisco 3/2/2016
COMPANY Brick Road Theatre 2/10/2016
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Lakeside Community Theatre 10/13/2015
THE LIAR Theatre Three 5/14/2015
18 HOLES Rover Dramawerks 4/27/2015
THE NERD Richardson Theatre Centre 1/23/2015
THE WIZ Garland Civic Theatre 8/5/2014
THE STRAIGHT GUY MBS Productions 7/20/2014
LIZZIE BORDEN OhLook Performing Arts Center 7/16/2014
BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Theatre Three 6/27/2014
HELLO DOLLY Grand Prairie Arts Council 6/18/2014
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Richardson Theatre Centre 6/10/2014
CAMELOT Plaza Theatre Company 5/22/2014
THE UNEXPECTED GUEST Richardson Theatre Centre 4/14/2014
MARIANELA MBS Productions 4/8/2014
THE GREAT GATSBY Garland Civic Theatre 3/3/2014
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER WaterTower Theatre 1/29/2014
NOISES OFF Granbury Theatre Company 1/14/2014
MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE Richardson Theatre Centre 12/17/2013
OTHER DESERT CITIES Theatre Three 11/29/2013
BLOODY MURDER Rover Dramawerks 10/29/2013
NEAT Jubilee Theatre 10/20/2013
ALTAR BOYZ Theatre Arlington 9/15/2013
ALL THE RAGE MainStage Irving-Las Colinas 8/19/2013
THE FOREIGNER Theatre Arlington 8/12/2013
LOVE, SEX, AND THE I.R.S. Theatre Frisco 8/4/2013
FOREVER LOVELY (WORLD PREMIERE) MBS Productions 7/26/2013
THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED) Amphibian Stage Productions 7/14/2013