Matt is a queer identifying director, producer & video editor working predominantly in Musical Theatre, Online Theatre & Queer Representation.

Over the past seven years, Matt has created & produced an array of unique theatrical experiences. Often working through multiple disciplines, their practice combines cinematic, scenographic styles with embodied movement & music to create visual spectacles.

Matt is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, with a first class honours degree in Theatre Practice: Performance Arts. During their studies, they became the first student to work for MA Music Theatre as Assistant Director supporting the public productions of the 2019 & 2020 cohort. They have also regularly assisted Adam Lenson on STAGES, INTO THE WOODS & various ALPMusicals online events.

Recent work includes The Limit & Catch Me (Assistant Director to Adam Lenson & Ellie Coote), Coming Home (Associate Director/Editor) SNOWFLAKE: visual EP (Producer/Editor - OnComm Nomination), queered (Director/Editor), MTPRIDE (Co-Curator/Producer), on hope: a digital song cycle (Director/Producer). 


Matt is artistic director of MPTheatricals: a production company specialising in bespoke entertainment on stage and online.

They have an active interest in the representation of queerness in musical theatre through queeredThe ongoing research, workshop & performance series explores how we can broaden queer representation in musical theatre through reimagining, reframing and reinterpreting repertoire & revivals.

Matt provides bespoke services in editing, production support & workshops.

Matt identifies as Queer (he/them). They are a member of Musical Theatre Network. They are currently seeking representation as a director. 

Site Photography: Chris Clarke (unless stated)

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Carrie (2019)

Movement Director & Production Design

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American Idiot (2019)

Director - Producer - Video Design

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Spring Awakening (2018)

Designer - Choreographer - AD

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