Scott Susong is a sought after Theatre Educator and SDC* Director. He has amassed numerous professional and academic credits, both nationally and internationally, contributing to fifteen world premiere musicals and two original international tours. Recently retired as Professor Emeritus after leading the Music Theatre program at Illinois Wesleyan University from 2007-2024, Scott is currently working as a freelance stage director and is available as a guest artist, coach, and consultant.
* SDC is the theatrical union for professional stage directors & choreographers in the United States.
CURRENT & RECENT PROJECTS
In a last-ditch attempt to salvage their crumbling marriage, a couple uses the 36 questions—an experiment known for making strangers fall in love—to save their relationship. In the Phoenix Theatre. Performances are November 4th & 5th, 2023.
With music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford, and book by Lawrence D. Cohen. Based on the novel by Stephen King. Illinois Wesleyan Jerome Mirza Theatre,
October 11-15, 2023.
Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. A Prairie Fire Theatre production performed in Illinois Wesleyan's Westbrook Auditorium August of 2023.