Scott Allan Pardue
Scott Allan Pardue has an M.F.A. in directing from the University of Iowa and has been writing and directing videos for small businesses and non-profits since 2009. His short film, SMOKE is currently screening on the film festival circuit and is a SPOTLIGHT SHORT FILM AWARD WINNER. In 2015 his video FANTASIA’S PLAYGROUND won a 20k national grant from Dr. Pepper as part of the “Let’s Play Community Construction Grant”. Prior to video, he was a founding member of several theatre companies and won regional and national awards for both acting and writing. In 2009, his play THE AMERICAN BLACK BOX was produced by America Theatre of Actors (ATA) and at the Midtown Theatre Festival in New York, NY. The play was also produced in 2007 by The University of Iowa in Iowa City and was the 2007 IRAM winner for Best Director. As an undergraduate at the University of Wyoming, he had the opportunity of acting at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with his sketch comedy piece OBSESSIONS OF A PYROMANIAC INSURANCE SALESMAN as the regional winner of the American College Theatre Festival. More notable one-act and full-length scripts he has written include: THE TROPE, LEMON 714, 19 PORTRAITS IN SACRAMENTAL OIL, THE TELEMACHEIA and Glass Dancer, which was a script developed for THE NAMES PROJECT, AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT display.