Scott Martin has been involved in theater since he was a high school drama student. He pursued his interests in college, earning a B.A. in Speech and Theater and, in graduate school, an M.F.A. in Directing. He taught theater and directed plays in high school, community and regional theaters for 36 years.
He studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio in New York City with William Hickey. He has also performed and directed in community and regional theaters, summer stock, and the Off-off Broadway theater. Currently, he works as a mentor for the New York City Department of Education in the Arts Matter Program.
After retiring from full time teaching in 2002, he pursued his fascination with the tarot. His studies began at The Tarot School with Wald and Ruth Ann Amberstone. He has also studied with Rachel Pollack, Ellen Goldberg, Elinor Greenberg, Robert Place and Mary Greer.
He has written , Bringing the Tarot to Life, Embody the Cards Through Creative Exploration which won “Best Mass Market Book of the Year in 2017 for Innovation and Insight,” by The Tarosophists Association. It has now been translated into Russian. He also wrote The Silent Doorkeeper, The Alchemical Tarot Shines a Light on Covid-19.
He is currently working on his third book. Mr. Martin is available to conduct workshops and teach classes, based on the material in his books.