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ABOUT SCOTT

8038 Haven Avenue, Suite E
Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730
Day: (909) 483-1850
Fax: (909) 483-1840

EDUCATION

1975, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy, Theatre Arts)

1986, University of La Verne College of Law, La Verne
Juris Doctorate

Course Work:
UCLA Professional Entertainment Studies
America Film Institute (AFI)
Variety’s Showbiz University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1992-Present, Partner, Cihigoyenetche, Grossberg & Clouse, Attorneys at Law

1997-Present, Chief Executive Officer, Starlight Productions, Inc.

1995-1997, Chief Executive Officer, Enchantment Productions, Inc.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Magical Arts (Magic Castle - Hollywood)

International Brotherhood of Magicians (Order of Merlin)

International Documentary Association

National Association of Photoshop Professionals

SELECTED WRITING EXPERIENCE

    PLAYS

Second Door On The Left - A One Act play addressing the joys and frustrations of falling in love.

Simon Says - A full length musical about a mystical being who enlightens the lives of those he comes into contact with.

Ebeneezer - A full length musical/operetta based upon Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”

Country Jamboree - A comedy revue of country music as told through the eyes of Mark Twain.

Pendragon - A full length musical/operetta recounting the Arthurian saga.

Are We There Yet? (How To Train Your Parent in 20 Days or Less Using the Techniques of a Professional Dog Trainer) - Burlesque for children. This play provides instructions for kids in the care and raising of their parents.

Shakespeare: As You’d Like Him - A farce of Shakespeare’s most notable works recreated in the manner of Rowan & Martin’s “Laugh-In.”

Shakespeare: As You'd Still Like Him - Episodic theatre at its best! This is the sequel to the acclaimed Shakespeare - As You'd Like Him.

Shakespeare: Enough Already! - The last in this theatre trilogy.

A Midwinter Night's Dream - Shakespeare meets Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." 

    LIVE COMMERCIALS

L.A. Cellular

Coca-Cola

Desert Community Bank

Jensens’ Finest Foods

High Desert Mavericks

Clarke Mini Phone Book

    SCREENPLAYS

The First Thing We Do - Suspense/Action. The story of a judge who decides to take justice into his own hands.

. . . And Justice For All - A docu-drama addressing America’s justice and educational systems and one school’s attempt to teach children justice, honesty, and fairness.

    BOOKS

In Search of the High King (1996 -Enchantment Books) An exploration of the historical King Arthur, Merlyn and Gwenhyfar together with full descriptions and maps of the areas of interest for those seeking to more thoroughly explore “The Matter of Britain.”

Words (1978 - Cassandra Publishing) A collection of sayings, thoughts, and axioms.

A Passion's Claim (2002) - A book of sonnets.

    PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS & PRACTICE GUIDES

Oleoresin Capsicum: A Natural Alternative, Peace Officers Association of Los Angeles County, November 1993. Co-authored with Special Agent Egon S. Dezihan, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Qwick Check 1992 (designed flowcharts to demonstrate litigation against public entities)

Understanding Government Tort Claims, Verdict, 1992

Will Mary M. Impact Your District? ASCIP Executive Summary, Spring 1992

PRISM: Police Response and Interaction with Suspect Model, Police Chief, 1991

Police Civil Liability: How to Avoid and Resolve Conflicts of Interest, Verdict (4th Quarter) 1989

Police Civil Liability: A Systematic Approach to Defense, Verdict (4th Quarter) 1988

Babes in Toyland: Is There a Tort Remedy?, Journal of Juvenile Law, 1986

A Stepping Stone to Truth: Hypnosis and the Preparation of the Child Witness, Journal of Juvenile Law, 1985

Children in the Crossfire: Parental Kidnaping and Custodial Interference, Journal of Juvenile Law, 1985

    CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT

A Midwinter Night's Dream - What happens when Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is inhabited by Shakespeare and various characters from his plays?

Noah - A full length musical/operetta recounting the Biblical tale of Noah and the Ark.

Howard Be Thy Name - Feature-length screenplay. Imagine that the Devil comes to Earth and we find out he's really a nice guy - because he's developed amnesia!

Sticks & Stones - Theatre production directed at students and how they communicate with each other, their parents and society.

SELECTED DIRECTING EXPERIENCE (THEATRE & FILM)

Oliver! -1993, 2002

Ebeneezer - 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2004

Rags to Riches - 1994 (Guest Director)

Bye-Bye Birdie - 1995 (Guest Director)

Country Jamboree - 1995

Pendragon - 1996

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - 1997 (Guest Director)

. . . And Justice For All - 1997-1998

Little Shop of Horrors - 1997, 2003

Are We There, Yet? - 1998, 2003

Shakespeare - As You'd Like Him - 1999

Shakespeare - As You'd Still Like Him - 2000

Shakespeare - Enough Already! - 2001

A Midwinter Night's Dream - 2002

SELECTED ACTING BACKGROUND

    THEATRE

My Fair Lady

The Tempest

Oklahoma!

Jesse and the Bandit Queen

    INDUSTRIALS

How the Guest Was Won - Karl Karcher Enterprises (Carl’s Jr.)

MODELING

The Pumpkin Man from Piney Creek - Simon & Schuster

MUSICAL COMPOSITION

Film score for TekTek (Samuels/Berkemeir Productions) -1997

From Here To There - 2001

WEBSITE CREATIONS

An Occasional Basket

Rush Hour

Scott Grossberg Photography

Starlight Productions, Inc.

Sticks-and-Stones Online Journal

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