Brian Torrey Scott is a doctoral student in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University. He is also a writer, director, performer, filmmaker, and teacher. Over the last 15 years he has created over 20 performances and plays. He has collaborated with groups such as The Curious Theatre Branch, Goat Island, Lucky Pierre, Weather Talking, and Every House Has a Door, and he has worked closely with artists such as Jeff Harms, Mary Walling Blackburn, Matthew Goulish, Lin Hixson, Leroy Bach, Emmett Kelly, Sam Wagster, Theo Stanley, and Lionel Maunz. Two records of songs he has written with Azita Youssefi have been released by Drag City Records.
He taught Ridiculousness and Theatre of the Avant-Garde (and many other courses) to college students for about 7 years.
He has a MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.