Scott Bradley, MFA

Visiting Assistant Professor

Bradley is a writer, performer, director, and educator. His solo memoir Packing premiered with Chicago’s About Face Theatre, directed by Chay Yew. His musical We Three Lizas (book, lyrics, performer) also premiered with About Face Theatre and has enjoyed multiple productions nationally.

As co-founder of The Scooty & JoJo Show, he wrote the books for, directed, and performed in Chicago’s long-running "cult" musicals Alien Queen and Carpenters Halloween, as well as the acclaimed MollywoodTran: The Atari Musical, the comedy/variety programs The Scooty & JoJo Variety Hour, Thank God! It's The Scooty & JoJo Show, and weekly entertainment Diva Brunch.

Regional credits include Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre, New Works Project, adobe theater company, Next Stage Theater, HOME for Contemporary Theatre & Art, BACA Downtown, About Face Theatre, Metro Chicago, The Hypocrites, Walkabout Theatre Company, BigTop JoJo, Hell In A Handbag Productions, Washington Shakespeare Company, Arena Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre, UMO Ensemble, Open Circle Theater, AHA! Theatre and Bald Faced Lie.

Bradley is a 2019 Iowa Arts Fellow, an Artistic Associate of About Face Theatre, alumnus of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop, and a member of Dramatists Guild, AEA and SAG/AFTRA.

Research areas
  • Playwrights
Portrait of Scott Bradley, MFA
MFA, University of Iowa
Contact Information

University of Iowa
140 Theatre Building (TB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States