Scotia has a performance background spanning 25 years in movement-based theatre, devised performance, and coordination of projects and theatrical productions; performance crosses through traditional theatre forms, installation performance, film, live-art and online exchanges. She established the Australian chapter of the Magdalena International Project, which aims to give voice and recognition to the skills and achievements of women in theatre.
Scotia has extensive professional experiences in the community arts and cultural development sector, which have taken her throughout Australia and internationally. She has diverse experience in training, mentoring, strategic planning, project management, research and facilitation of community cultural development programs and strategies. She specialises in working with people experiencing disability and disadvantage, creative ageing and rural and remote communities. Scotia is currently the Manager of the Creative Recovery Network, advocating and supporting the role arts and creativity play in disaster preparedness and response.