Dewey Scott-Wiley

KCACTF Region IV - SDC Coordinator
Dewey Scott-Wiley is the coordinator of Directing Initiatives for KCACTF Region IV. She is a Professor of Theatre, and heads up the performance curriculum at University of South Carolina Aiken. As a professional actor and director, Dewey has worked extensively up and down the east coast, from Off-Broadway, to The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., to the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, SC and beyond. She is a long time company member at Trustus, where she recently served as Artistic Director for 3 seasons. Trustus directing credits include Memphis, Rock of Ages, The Flick, Godspell, Title of Show, Rent, Hair, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, and the World Premieres of Big City, The Velvet Weapon, Pine and The Palace of the Moorish Kings. Dewey has been recognized multiple times by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for her achievements in Directing at USC Aiken, and received the National Faculty Fellowship in directing in 2010. Dewey served as Chair of the Professional Division for the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) for 6 years, and is a Past President of the South Carolina Theatre Association (SCTA). In 2013, Dewey received SCTA’s Founders Award, the highest award given to recognize contributions to theatre in South Carolina. She was the recipient of Jasper Magazine's Theatre Artist of the Year in 2015. Recently Dewey directed and co-constructed the play MISERY IS OPTIONAL: Recollections of Recovery, based entirely from verbatim interviews with people in recovery from active addition.