Scott Jacobs received his degree in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He trained with June Taylor dancer, Jacque Jaeger, and with legendary tapper and Tony Award-winning choreographer, Henry LeTang.
Scott is writer, producer, choreographer, and performer in his comedy / tap dance show, ON TAP. As ON TAP he has traveled the world from Russia, Israel, and Thailand to Italy, Spain, Greece and Morocco (just to name a few), performing as a headline act on luxury cruise liners and has performed on several world and inaugural cruises. ON TAP has also toured with Charo, The Drifters, and Barry Williams (Television’s Greg Brady from “The Brady Bunch”), and has danced with the world renowned Harry James Orchestra under the direction of Fred Radke.
Prior to ON TAP, Scott performed as Donald O’Connor in the critically acclaimed Las Vegas production of That’s Entertainment Live! starring Debbie Reynolds and Rip Taylor and went on to star in the U.S. and Canadian tour of Singin’ in the Rain where he played the Donald O’Connor role of Cosmo. Other performing highlights include dancing on Celebrity Cruise Lines as one half of the tap duo, “Hot Foot”, dancing with tap dance legends Fayard Nicholas, Buster Brown, and Peggy Ryan, and with Tap Dogs in New York City.
Scott co-directed and co-choreographed the world premiere of Anything Cole and Gershwin, By George! at the Riverfront Arts Center in Wilmington, Delaware and full-stage productions of Annie and Seussical The Musical. He also danced his own choreography on Broadway at Lincoln Center, where the proceeds of that show went to benefit the New York City Firefighters and Police Departments. His performances and choreography have also taken him to Las Vegas' MGM GRAND, Harrah's, The Four Queens, and the Tropicana Hotel & Casino.
Scott has been seen in commercials for several Las Vegas casinos, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harrah’s casino in Chester, PA, and was on the air for 10 years as a spokesperson for “The More You Know” for NBC. He also had the starring role in “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol - The Cabrallas Story.”
Scott’s tap routines have been represented by several title holders in the Miss America Pageant System and has consistently won top awards at performing arts competitions for the past several years. He has also taught master tap classes at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and for Maryland Dance Festival and was a guest choreographer at West Chester University. His choreography was also featured in the national tour of “Maurice Hines – Tappin’ Thru Life.”
Scott's favorite productions to date are his children, Benjamin and Ella.