“A solid actor who composes and performs music – can’t beat that.” —Warren Gerds (2017)
Welcome to the official page for performer/composer/scholar Scott McKenna Campbell. Please look around to get an idea of the art that most excites me.
2019 Cleveland Critics Circle Theatre Awards: Special Mention-Scott Campbell for his original music and lyrics in the world premiere of Sarah Coon’s MAID MARION: AN ADVENTURE WITH MUSIC, Ohio Shakespeare Festival AND Honorable Mention for Best World Premiere in the Cleveland Area.
A Wisconsin Theatre: Best Designers of 2017 pick by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Mike Fischer for composition and music direction of Door Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
UW Division of the Arts recipient of the 2019 Lyman S.V. Judson & Ellen Mackechnie Judson Graduate Student Award in the Creative Arts for musical composition. Awarded bi-annually to “a graduate student who has achieved excellence in their field” and has “made the greatest contribution to the field(s) of study covered.”
Broadway World Appleton 2018 winner of Best Actor in a Play (Professional) for Much Ado About Nothing at Door Shakespeare. “Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you – the local theatergoers!”
Current/Upcoming Projects :
- Maid Marion: An Adventure with Music; Will Scarlett, Composer/Music Director; The Ohio Shakespeare Festival (Fall 2019)
- The Greatest War; Actor/Musician; New Work (Fall 2019)
- How Shakespeare Won the West; Actor/Musician; Door Shakespeare (Fall 2019)
- Dissertation Research; University of Wisconsin-Madison