Matt has been awarded a Directing Apprenticeship at Opera Steamboat where he will work on Ariadne auf Naxos and devise a new opera entitled, Cookie.
Matt is directing Evie’s Waltz by Carter W. Lewis at The Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, California. More info.
Matt Presents his research at The Southeastern Theatre Convention (SETC) in Louisville, KY. His Workshop is entitled: Be a STAR! Integrating Disabled Students in an Acting Class through “Speaking, Transitions, Awareness, Reaction” (STAR)
Matt plays Shloyme in God of Vengeance at Ohio State, sponsored by The OSU Syndicate
Matt is devising a new play through archival research and storytelling techniques called, Once Upon the Oval, opening April 2nd in Columbus, OH
Matt stars in Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Thurber Theatre, Columbus, OH
Matt books a Watson’s regional commercial.
Matt composes new music and serves as Musical Director for the world premiere of Jen Silverman’s Bonnets: How Ladies of Good Breeding are Induced to Murder. Read the review here. Also listed as top 10 Theatre in Columbus.
Matt books a National Proctor & Gamble commercial alongside Camila Mendes.
Matt will present his research on how to prepare students to work successfully in the regional theatre market at The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference in Orlando, Florida.
Matt has taught “The Craft of Acting” during the 2018-2019 year where he was nominated for the Graduate Associate Teaching Award and has helped students book work all over the country for the summer. In the 2019-2020 year he will teach “Introduction to Theatre” and “Movement and Voice.”
Matt has been awarded a directing fellowship at The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival
Matt stars as Will in The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse/Spectrum Film Festival’s production of Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally, directed by MJ Bruder Munafo.
Matt organized and brought Scott Barrow, a colleague and master teacher from Tectonic Theatre Project to Ohio State to lead workshops and discussions with students and faculty.
Matt completes his full length play, “Polaris” which chronicles life of Inuit Alaskans in The United State’s most northern city, Barrow/Utqiagvik, Alaska
Matt presents his research at the selective Hayes Research Forum at The Ohio State University. He was one of ten graduate students in the arts selected from blind abstracts and was the sole member from the Department of Theatre selected to present his work on how to diversify characterization in musical theatre ensembles.
Matt receives a grant from the Snow/Morrow Fund from Ohio State
Matt presents his research at Bursting The Silos: An Interdisciplinary Arts Colloquium sponsored by the OSU Syndicate.
Matt presents his research at The Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) in Cleveland, Ohio on how to transform summer stock to meet the acting demands of today.
Matt books a featured role in a national Red Roof Inn commercial