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Scott Conte

Scott Conte

Scott Conte received his MFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. In addition to teaching acting at UCLA, he also teaches at his own studio, "The Essence of Acting," in Santa Monica.

Scott is a long-time member of Pacific Resident Theatre, one of LA‘s most respected theatre companies, where he trained as a teacher under Gar Campbell and Marilyn Fox (PRT’s Artistic Director) for 11 years. He has also taught acting at Rutgers University, where he studied the Meisner technique with William Esper and Maggie Flanagan. He has trained with Charles Marowitz, Loyd Williamson (movement), Leonard Petit (Chekhov), Pierre LeFevre (masks), Harold Scott (Shakespeare), and Master Yan Yuanhua (Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan), among others.

Scott Conte has appeared in numerous theatrical productions in both New York and Los Angeles, including the award-winning "Big Love" directed by Mel Shapiro, as well as "Birdbath," "Rocket to the Moon," "Anna Christie," "Everyday Life," "Lulu," "Aven’u Boys," "Golden Boy," "Fata Morgana" and "Lions."

Most recently, Scott earned rave reviews in The Odyssey Theatre Ensembles production of "The Irish Curse" and PRT’s production of Ingmar Bergman’s adaptation of "A Doll’s House." Film credits include the feature films "Never Say Macbeth," "Red Sky Morning," "The Court" and the soon-to-be-released "Chavez Cage of Glory," starring Danny Trejo and Steven Bauer.

Television appearances include "Seinfeld," "NYPD Blue," "Boston Legal," "Monk," "Criminal Minds," "Joan of Arcadia" and "Anytime" with Bob Kushell.