Scott Malia

Scott Malia

Theatre Department

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D., Tufts University

Office Phone: 508-793-3319
Office: O'Kane 492
PO Box: 062A

Fields: Theatre History, Queer Theatre & Film


Scott Malia is an Associate Professor of Theatre whose specialties include LGBTQ+ Theatre, Comedy, Television, Horror Films, and Cult Films.  His book, Giorgio Strehler Directs Carlo Goldoni, was published by Lexington Books in 2013.  Other articles and writings have appeared in Theatre Journal, The Conversation, and New England Theatre Journal.  His plays, The Interview, A Few Adjustments, and Buffering were performed as part of the Boston Theatre Marathon, with two of them published by Smith & Krauss.  

At Holy Cross, Scott has taught Acting I; Theatre History I & II; Queer Theatre & Film; Horror Films, Sex and Gender; Cult Films and Camp Movies; and Comedy on Stage and Screen. His productions for the College include The Servant of Two Masters (which he also translated into rhyming verse from Italian), Cloud 9, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and She Kills Monsters (Holy Cross’ first virtual production). 


  • Theatre History I & II
  • Queer Theatre & Film
  • Horror Films, Sex and Gender
  • Cult Films and Camp Movies
  • Comedy on Stage and Screen
  • Pop Culture, Race, and Sexuality (team-taught with Prof. Knight)