About Scott Thomas
Born and raised in Glencoe, IL. Scott is a proud graduate of The Juilliard School (Group 37) who also trained with Writer's Theatre in Chicago, Berklee School of Music and the British Academy of Dramatic Arts.
On stage Scott was most recently seen in Occupied Territories at 59E59, where his work was hailed as "a dangerous tightrope [thread] with skill and angry grace" by Theater Pizzaz and "just ok" by someone at the talkbacks. Other favorite credits include The Dudleys! at HERE Arts Center, Coping at the New York Fringe Fest and Fringe Encores; Donogoo at The Mint; The Champion at BRIC Arts and TheaterSquared; The Why Overhead at the Access Theatre; Superior Donuts at Denver Theater Center; The Comedy of Errors at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; all three productions of Sometimes In Prague (The Tank / Soho Ice Factory Festival (The New Ohio Theatre) / Joe's Pub); and the world premiere of Paula Vogel's A Civil War Christmas at the Long Wharf, directed by Tina Landau. His television and film credits include roles on "Blue Bloods," "The Pioneers," "Younger," and a featured role in Ambition's Debt -- a post-apocalyptic retelling of Julius Caesar which stars Kathleen Chalfont, Cara Patterson, and Nathan Darrow that won Best Narrative Feature at the American Black Film Festival in 2017. Scott plays the role of "Nasty" Nick in the upcoming A24 feature film Skin (w/Jamie Bell and Vera Fermiga), which premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.
Scott is heavily active in new-media: his work with director Patrick Wilems -- "What If Wes Anderson Directed The X-Men?" -- "What If Werner Herzog Directed Ant-Man"; has been watched a combined 2,000,000 times and featured in such publications as Time, The AV Club, and Nerdist. He is also a featured member of Ten Bones Theater Company's "Entirely From Memory" series, which performers monthly at The PIT, Videology, and The Wild Project.
Scott hosts and produces the podcast ON THE RAILS. He is terrible at bike-riding.