For his work in developing the film, television series and musical of FAME, David De Silva, the conceptualizer, is known affectionately world-wide as “Father Fame.”
Scott's background covers it all: director, actor, teacher and writer. THE MAIN STREET KIDS' CLUB was first workshopped at Northwestern University, which is also his alma mater. Scott is a veteran teacher and director for the NU National High School Institute. He is also the co-founder and artistic director of Theatrebam Chicago, where he conceived, co-wrote and directed the hit shows SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! and SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE TOO! He directed Jeff award-nominated productions of Xena Live! Episode Two: Xena Lives! and A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Scott has also directed several musicals for regional theatres across the country.