Matthew is a graduate from Central School of Speech & Drama [CSSD], where he studied BA (Hons) Theatre Practice; specialising in Technical & Production Management, under the guidance of Mr Alastair Noonan. Whilst at Central he production managed and was involved with a plethora of productions from Musical Theatre, to smaller scale studio performance to outdoor festival theatre.
Hailing from Carmarthen, West Wales, Matthew started off his theatrical career in 1994 when he became involved with Elizabeth Evans' Youth Opera, with whom he spent the best part of the following 10 years undertaking shows in both Carmarthen and nationally including at the London Palladium. Matthew is thankful to the late great David & Elizabeth Evans MBE, Carmarthen Youth Opera, & Merlin Youth Theatre for giving him his first tastes of theatre, both on & off stage and for giving him the opportunities to engage his interest and start him off on his future endeavours.
With the help of the Elizabeth Evans Trust, Matthew was fortunate to gain a place at CSSD, and from there has managed to work on the hit West End Shows, Sweeney Todd, Wicked & Jersey Boys and has been on several national & international tours & in addition has become a successful freelance production video engineer for Really Creative Media & XL Video.
Matthew is currently the Video Supervisor at the Royal National Theatre, and in addition supports the Amelia Appleby School of performing Arts, for whom he is the resident Production Manager.