EPE Live: Scott Dorel (Joey), a New York native, apprenticed with the legendary Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Looking to broaden his skills, Scott moved to London, auditioned for LAMDA, and was accepted to the one-year postgraduate program. He performed at the Mac Owen Theatre in London starring in such distinguished productions as "The Merchant of Venice" and the "The Duchess of Malfi."
Other roles in the theatre soon followed. He moved to Chicago and became an ensemble member of The Second City, working with such alumni as Andy Dick, Richard Kind and Ryan Stiles. As a member of The Second City Touring Company, he found himself in Los Angeles performing at The Second City in Santa Monica. Residing on the west coast, Scott joined Playhouse West, where he is an alumni. Scott is currently a member of Circus Theatricals Ensemble with Alfred Molina, Jill Giscoine and Jack Stehlin. Scott also had the privilege to work with the legendary "Roy London" before his passing.
His most recent credits as an actor include: "Gideon" starring Charlton Heston and Christopher Lambert, "Luxury of Love" starring Luke Perry, "Where's Angelo" starring Robert Forster, Michael Madsen and Beverly D' Angelo, and the 2009 summer release of "Land Of The Lost" with Will Ferrell.
Deciding to further his directing skills, Scott took a job behind the camera as a first assistant director. He apprenticed under Merit Avis on such music videos as Audio Slave, Michelle Branch and Match Box. He also first assistant directed many commercials and promos for such companies as Comedy Central. His credits include Drew Carey's "Green Screen Show", The David Spade "Show of Shows" and "Mind of Mencia". He progressed to 2nd unit director with Sarah Silverman's new movie "Jesus is Magic". After surveying the landscape, Scott moved onto directing.
His television credits as a director include regional commercials for Adelphia, Comcast, as well as a national anti-smoking campaign for The American Legacy Foundation. Scott's multi-faceted talents came through in the short-film "Where's Angelo", starring Robert Forster, Michael Madsen and Beverly D' Angelo. It premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival and the Santa Barbara and Del Ray Beach Film Festivals.
Most recently, Scott entered the Director's Shoot Out at the 2007 Del Ray Beach Film Festival and won 1st place for directing the short film "The Ticket" starring Ken Lerner. The film was also an official selection of the 2008 Hollywood Film Festival. He is currently attached to direct a full-length comedy he co-wrote called "The Way She Moves", which is being packaged by Nate Bryson at Paradigm, with Academy Award Nominee Michael Lerner, Ken Lerner, and Esai Morales attached