Scott McArdle

Scott McArdle

Scott is a Perth-based writer and director and is the artistic director of Second Chance Theatre. He is currently shooting a short film, WORK FROM HOME, and is writing a feature film adaptation of PLAYTHINGS.

PLAYTHINGS won the 2019 Blue Room Theatre Member’s Choice award, and the Performing Arts WA award for Best Supporting Actor (St John Cowcher). It was nominated for Best Production, Best Performer, Best Director, and Best Writing.

His play LAIKA: A STAGED RADIO PLAY won the 2017 Performing Arts WA award for Best Independent Production, and the Blue Room Theatre Member’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards.

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Scott’s previous work includes HAIL SATAN (Murdoch University), JOSEPHINE! (The Blue Room Theatre & Second Chance Theatre), CHICKEN ROCK (Murdoch University), THE ROOM DOWNSTAIRS (Murdoch University), BETWEEN SOLAR SYSTEMS (The Blue Room Theatre & Second Chance Theatre), FRANKENSTEIN, and COINCIDENCES AT THE END OF TIME (The Perth Theatre Trust & Second Chance Theatre)


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