Welcome to the official website for Scott Rose!
Scott Rose is a professional actor, host, writer, and comedy improviser living in Austin, Texas, and was one of the top professional speakers for Apple Computer at their events nationwide for 6 years. He is the creator of the critically acclaimed one-man show Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate, he is the president of ScottWorld, he is the national columnist of Mac|Life Magazine's "Ask" column, and he just finished his first comedy screenplay.
September 9, 2012: Scott Rose has written, directed, and starred in the viral hit video series Shit Apple Fanatics Say. The 2-part video series has been seen by almost 3 million viewers worldwide, and has been talked about extensively in the technology news, including The Huffington Post, CNN Money, The Washington Post, Mashable, Mashable (again!), Gizmodo, and many, many more sites. You can watch Part 1 here and Part 2 here.
February 20, 2012: I am very proud to announce that Ernie Brandon and I have finished our amazing comedy screenplay Saving Larry's Hairline, about a man who is going bald and will do anything to get his hair back... anything. We feel that this screenplay is a hilarious farce about modern society, and we will be looking for production companies to turn it into a real movie that you can see on the big screen! :)
July 29, 2009: Scott will be performing standup comedy at The Comedy Store on July 29th at 8:00pm. Come hear Scott joke about the differences between Chicago and Los Angeles, the difficulties of sexual relationships in Los Angeles, and his addiction to iTunes.
February 17, 2009: You can now watch a 45-minute version of Scott's acclaimed one-man comedy show, "Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate".
January 26, 2008: Scott is very pleased to announce that he is one of the subjects of a brand new documentary film that premieres this Saturday afternoon at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The name of the film is "Matchmakers: The Business of Selling Love", and the filmmakers have been following Scott around the country for the last few years as he has been performing his one-man comedy show about a nerd's search for his soulmate. There's no trailer for the film yet, but you can view a clip from the film here.
October 27, 2007: Scott Rose is honored that the Chicago Area Mensa Society has chosen Scott as the entertainment for their 2007 Annual Halloween Bash! Scott will be performing his hit show Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate on Saturday night in Chicago.
September 5, 2007: Scott Rose is now performing in Hollywood Purity Ball, the evangelical phenomenon that is sweeping the country! Come enjoy an elegant night of dinner, dancing, entertainment, and celebration of virginity! (Please note: This show is a parody.)
October 2006: Scott can currently be seen performing his brand new one-man show Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate. The show is a romantic comedy about a shy boy who grew up more comfortable with computers than with women, and received critical acclaim from the press as "a lively, well-paced show... genuinely entertaining."
The show debuted in Hollywood in 2005, and due to popular demand, it opened in Chicago in 2006. The show was directed by Richard Kline ("Three's Company") in Chicago, and after being extended numerous times with sold-out runs in both Hollywood & Chicago, Computer Geek is now touring the United States! The first stop on the tour was Los Angeles, and the show will be appearing in many more cities in 2007. Stay tuned for dates & locations!
9/29/06 If you live in the Los Angeles area, please come enjoy a very special performance of Computer Geek at the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood on Monday night, October 23rd at 8:00 PM. This is a very special 30-minute version of Scott's romantic comedy show, with never-before-seen material! Please call (323) 960-5519 to reserve your tickets -- reservations are required! This special show is absolutely free!
6/29/06 FINAL SHOW of Computer Geek in Chicago is this Thursday night, June 29th. After a phenomenal 3-month run in Chicago (all thanks to your tremendous support), it is now time for the run to come to an end this Thursday night. And in honor of closing night, we've added in some brand new BONUS MATERIAL that has never before been seen in any previous performance of Computer Geek. It's our way of saying thank you for your incredible support.
6/22/06 Final 2 shows! The final Chicago shows of Computer Geek are on June 22, 2006 and June 29, 2006! To thank you for your incredible support of the show, you can win free tickets to this week's show! See all the contest details on the Computer Geek MySpace page.
5/22/06 ChicagoCritic.com has just recommended Computer Geek! "Folks love the geek... they have launched [Rose] into a semi-cult status." Click here to read the full review.
5/18/06 Thanks to your incredible support & the great reviews we've been receiving, Computer Geek has just been extended through the end of June 2006!
5/8/06 Scott is now on MySpace. Click here to visit Scott's MySpace page.
RECENT ARTICLES ABOUT "COMPUTER GEEK"
4/13/2006 - Time Out Chicago: "Geek Love: A Lifelong Nerd Searches For His One And Only With The Aid of a One-Man Show"
4/13/2006 - Pioneer Press Chicago: "Geek Seeking Girls"
4/7/2006 - Chicago Daily Herald: "On The Hunt: Computer Nerd Seeking Right Woman On Stage"
4/18/2006 - Chicago Broadway World: Review of Computer Geek. "Computer Geek creates a constant laugh track from start to finish... Scott is a master storyteller."
4/7/2006 - Stage Door Chicago Podcast: Interview with Scott Rose and Richard Kline
3/31/2006 - Northwest Indiana Times: "Love Bytes"
RECAP FROM 2005: THE L.A. REVIEWS ARE IN!
The critics are raving about Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate!
Recommended by the LA Weekly!
LA Weekly says: "Very funny and endearing one-person play... Rose relates his tale with an engaging wit and rosy-cheeked enthusiasm... hilarious... a winning piece."
L.A. Splash Magazine says: "A well crafted story... extremely well written... the show was funny and had the audience laughing from start to finish... at times philosophical and even cutting."
The Tolucan Times says: "With an amiable face and likable personality, Scott wins the audience over in his struggles to find a soul mate... filled with humor, honesty and poignancy."
Read more Los Angeles reviews by clicking here!
MORE NEWS: Wired News has just published an article about Scott's one-person show, "Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate"!
Read the Wired News article about Scott's show.
EXCITING DEVELOPMENT: CNN/Money has covered Scott Rose's show as well!
Read the CNN/Money article that talks about Scott's show.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Watch the brand new trailer for Scott's one-person show.
The new trailer for "Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate".
After a phenomenal run in Hollywood in 2005 that garnered exceptional response from both industry & audience members, the Chicago premiere of "Computer Geek: One Nerd's Search For His Soulmate" will be taking place on Thursday night April 13th, 2006. Don't miss the heartwarming story of a computer geek on a lifelong search for his soulmate!
Scott sharing a tale in his new one-person show.
PLUS: Scott Rose once again spoke for Apple Computer at MacWorld Expo 2005 in beautiful San Francisco. This is the world's largest Macintosh show, and is always a must-see event! Don't worry if you missed it -- you can still catch Scott giving monthly seminars for free at an Apple Retail Store near you! Read more about it in Scott's Macintosh Tips & Tricks For Beginners!
Scott Rose onstage at MacWorld Expo San Francisco.
ALSO: Scott was honored to have starred as a DEMON TOUR GUIDE in Hollywood Hell House, with a cast of over 100 celebrities. Thanks to everybody who came to visit this once-in-a-lifetime experience, which was voted Critics' Pick by the Los Angeles Times. Hollywood Hell House starred Bill Maher as Satan, Andy Richter as Jesus, Sarah Silverman as the abortion girl, and many other of your favorite celebrities! (You can also visit the official Hollywood Hellhouse website.)
Scott egging on a school shooting in Hollywood Hellhouse.