2/26/09 - Scott Black
Southside Rotary of Tulsa > The Southsider - 2/26/09
Southside Rotary of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ken has two children, David (1951) and Scott
(1954), and two grandchildren, Kenny (1983) and Stephanie (1986).
ur speaker today is Scott Black, executive director for the OK MOZART Festival.
Scott served as the interim executive director during the 2007 Festival and was named executive director in August 2007.
A native of Sand Springs, Scott is a 1999 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Fine Arts.
has worked across the country in many aspects of the performing arts industry for the past 10 years as an actor, director and producer.
has directed and/or produced more than 30 regional theatre productions, including The King
and I, Annie Warbucks, The Seven Year Itch, Last of the Red Hot Lovers and On Golden Pond.
Scott spent three years in New York City, where he worked in theatre management and promotions for several Broadway and off-Broadway shows, including A Class Act and the off-Broadway revival of The Pirates of Penzance, which was produced by On Deck Entertainment and staged on the deck of a ship docked at the South Street Seaport in Manhattan.
also toured with National Theatre of Performing Arts
based in New York City and Westport, Connecticut.
He has worked for several regional arts organizations that include La Comedia Dinner Theatre (Dayton, Ohio), Lincoln Amphitheatre (Evansville, Indiana), Discoveryland! (Tulsa, Oklahoma) and Palo Duro Amphitheatre (Amarillo, Texas).
Before joining OK MOZART, Scott served for three years as producing director for Northern Lights Playhouse, one of the few rotation repertory theatres continually operating in the United States, and The Pinewood Dinner Theatre, both in north-central Wisconsin.
, thank you for being with the Southside Rotary Club today.