SCOTT WESTERMAN is a Chicago-based actor, director, and teacher. As an actor, he has worked with numerous theatre companies in the Chicago area, including Chicago Shakespeare, Northlight, Apple Tree, Chicago Dramatists, Strawdog, Lifeline, Stage Left, A Crew of Patches, Mary Arrchie, Festival Theatre of Oak Park, Pegasis Players, Incognito, Borealis, and Reverie Theatre Company, of which he was a co-founder and co-Artistic Director. Nationally, he has worked with the Shakespeare Theatre Company and Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.; with Everyman Theatre in Baltimore; with the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, South Carolina; and with the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. Scott has done several commercials, has appeared in the television show Prison Break on FOX, as well as a pilot for HBO’s The Washingtonienne, and was seen on the big screen getting beat up by Gerard Butler in the film Machine Gun Preacher. Scott’s most recent directing credits include, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell for Cherubs and A Question of Valor by Scott Woldman in The Artistic Home’s new works festival called Cut To The Chase. He is currently the Assistant Head of the Theatre Conservatory and teaches Classical Acting, Voice and Speech, Scene Study, and Devised Work at The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts). He also teaches Classical Acting for The Artistic Home. Scott received his MFA from The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University.