About Scott C. Neale
Scott C. Neale (he, him, his) is an internationally recognized, award winning professional Scenic Designer and Associate Professor of Scenic Design. He holds an MFA in Scenic Design from Northwestern University and a BFA in Scenic Design and Scenic Painting from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University.
Scott has been Resident Scenic Designer for Albany Park Theater Project in Chicago since 2006 and continues to design theatrical sets, theme park attractions, exhibits and events, specializing in immersive theatre experiences and interactive environments around the world. In addition to Albany Park Theatre Project, Scott has designed for Third Rail Projects, Steppenwolf, Lookinglass, Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Yale Baroque Opera, amongst many others. In the theme park industry, Scott has designed for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Tampa, SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando and San Diego, Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen, the Saint Louis Zoo, Sesame Place, The Ferrari Experience in Abu Dhabi. In the live events industry, in collaboration with Production Glue LLC, he has designed events for clients such as HBO, NBC, FOX, Bloomberg Philanthropies, NAT GEO, Bentley, The New York Times Food Festival, and many many more.
Scott is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, Themed Entertainment Association, and United States Institute of Theatre Technology. He is also a credited contributor to the collegiate textbook Scene Design and Stage Lighting, 9th and 10th Editions (Parker, Wolf & Block : 9th and 10th Editions © Wadsworth 2009, 2013)
In addition to Scenic Design, Scott is a visual artist, sculptor, graphic designer, illustrator, art photographer, and a professional blues harmonica player