Scott Bellis

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Scott Bellis is a Vancouver based actor, director and theatre instructor. He has been working out of Vancouver since 1987. He was appointed as President of Canadian Actors' Equity Association in November 2017, having served as Councillor since 2012.[1]

He is a founding member and Artistic Associate at Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival.[2][3]

His television appearances have included Vancouver-based series such as The X-Files (as Max Fenig), The Dead Zone and MacGyver.


Bellis attended Studio 58 at Langara College in January 1985, graduating in 1987. He now teaches Scene Study and Acting Fundamentals at Studio 58, and is currently the lead instructor for the Arts Club's annual Actor's Intensive.[3][4]

Bard on the Beach[edit]

Scott Bellis first joined Bard on the Beach for their inaugural season in 1990, as an actor and supporter.[5] He is considered one of the original founding members and has been involved in over 40 productions with the company. He became an Artistic Associate of Bard in 2004.


Scott Bellis has been involced in over 130 productions across the country. Select companies include Bard on the Beach, Arts Club Theatre, Carousel Theater, Ruby Slippers, The Virtual Stage, Touchstone Theatre, Blackbird Theatre (Vancouver), Persephone Theatre (Saskatoon), Western Canada Theatre (Kamloops), Canadian Stage (Toronto), Vertigo (Calgary), and Manitoba Theatre Centre (Winnipeg).[3]

Select Production Credits
Play Role Company Year
The Rivals Lucius O'Trigger Blackbird 2015
King Lear Fool Bard on the Beach / Theatre Calgary 2015
Midsummer Night's Dream Bottom Bard on the Beach 2006/2014
Avenue Q Arts Club 2013/2015
Hamlet Hamlet Bard on the Beach 1995
Bat Boy: The Musical Patrick Street 2010
Art of Murder Jack Vertigo 2009
Aprés Moi Ruby Slippers 2015
Hotel Bethlehem Ruby Slippers 2013
James and the Giant Peach Carousel 2015
St. Joan Arts Club 2014
Educating Rita Arts Club 2014
Equivocation Persephone 2014
God of Carnage Persephone 2011
Tear the Curtain! Electric Company 2010
Pride and Prejudice Arts Club 2016
Good People Arts Club 2016
As You Like It Touchstone Bard on the Beach 2005
Julius Caesar Brutus Bard on the Beach 2007
Taming of the Shrew Petruchio Bard on the Beach 2001
Henry V Henry V Bard on the Beach 2002
King John King John Bard on the Beach 2012
Merry Wives of Windsor Master Ford/Dr. Caius (2004) Bard on the Beach 1994/




Macbeth Duncan Bard on the Beach 2018
Romeo and Juliet Friar Lawrence Bard on the Beach 2016
Comedy of Errors Egeon Bard on the Beach 2015
The Tempest Alonso Bard on the Beach 2014
Henry VI Richard Duke of York Bard on the Beach 2011
Richard III Duke of Buckingham Bard on the Beach 2011
All's Well that Ends Well Parolles Bard on the Beach 2009
Richard II Northumberland Bard on the Beach 2009
The Leisure Society Ruby Slippers 2006
True Story (r)Evolution
Cyrano de Bergerac Arts Club 2008
Poster Boys Arts Club 2008
The Optimists Arts Club 2007
Select Directing Credits
Play Company Year
Two Gentlemen of Verona Bard on the Beach 2017
The Comedy of Errors Bard on the Beach 2015
Antony and Cleopatra Bard on the Beach 2010
A Midsummer Night's Dream Studio 58
Julius Caesar Studio 58
Richard III Studio 58
The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon Persephone 2013
Twelfth Night Carousel Theatre

Film Credits[edit]

Bellis has participated in many television series including The Outer Limits, Smallville, and The Dead Zone, television movies and feature films such as Little Women, Timecop, and Antitrust. His role in The X-Files was that of the alien abductee Max Fenig in the episodes of "Fallen Angel," "Tempus Fugit," and "Max."


Scott Bellis has been nominated for 20 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. He has received awards for his performances in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Bard, 2007), All's Well that Ends Well (Bard, 2010), Avenue Q (Arts Club 2014), Aprés Moi (Ruby Slippers, 2016).[3]


  1. ^ "Equity Governance". Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  2. ^ "Scott Bellis: Q & A - Vancouver Magazine". Vancouver Magazine. 2014-06-03. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  3. ^ a b c d, Arts Club Theatre Company,. "The Actor's Intensive – Arts Club Theatre Company". Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  4. ^ "Langara Studio 58: Learn more about us: Advisory Committee". Retrieved 2018-04-13. 
  5. ^ "Bard on the Beach celebrates 25 years". Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly. 2014-06-04. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 

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