Matthew is a London based director who works across theatre, opera,

site-specific performance and film.

 

Read on for professional credits, education and photos of past work.

CREDITS

2020     Staff Director | Handel's Giulio Cesare (dir. James Conway) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Mozart's Così fan tutte (dir. Laura Attridge) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Bach's St. John Passion (dir. James Conway) | English Touring Opera

             Assistant Director/Performer | Handbag at Home | Geraldine Pilgrim Performance Company

 

2019     Director | You Game by Sam Ra | Murphy Ra Productions, RADA Studios

             Staff Director | Verdi's Macbeth (dir. James Dacre) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Mozart's Idomeneo (dir. James Conway) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Rossini's Elizabeth I (dir. James Conway) | English Touring Opera

             Assistant Director/Performer | Handbag (dir. Geraldine Pilgrim) | Shoreditch Town Hall

             Assistant Director | Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (dir. Damon Nestor Ploumis) | Weimar Lyric Opera Studio

2018     Director | The Morning After (short film) by Lorraine Mullaney | Clouded Moon Productions

             Director | All The World (short play) | Stockwell Playhouse/The Canvas/The Hospital Club, London

             Staff Director | Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (dir. Blanche McIntyre) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Puccini's Il tabarro (dir. James Conway) and Gianni Schicchi (dir. Liam Steel) | English Touring Opera

             Staff Director | Rossini: Fireworks | English Touring Opera

             Performer/Staff Director | Shackleton's Cat by Russell Hepplewhite and Tim Yealland | English Touring Opera

             Assistant Director | Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream (dir. Liam Steel) | Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music

             Assistant Director | Handbag (dir. Geraldine Pilgrim) | Geraldine Pilgrim Performance Company/ Dagenham Festival

2017     Director | Body and Blood by Lorraine Mullaney | Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

             Director | Slaphappy (short) | Arcola Theatre, London

             Performer | Sitting Comfortably by Geraldine Pilgrim | Broadway Theatre, Barking

             Performer | The Missing Passenger by Geraldine Pilgrim | National Railway Museum

2016     Director | Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover (short) | Arcola Theatre, London 

             Director | Jackals by Night, Crows by Day | Lion and Unicorn; Colour House Theatre, London

             Director | Body and Blood | Lion and Unicorn; Colour House Theatre, London

             Director and Writer | Peter Schlemiel | Karamel Theatre; Theatre N16, London

             Director | Race by David Mamet | Mountview Academy, London

             Assistant Director | Bernarda Alba the Musical (dir. Suzy Catliff) | Unicorn Theatre

             Performer | Sitting Comfortably by Geraldine Pilgrim | George Crouch Sheltered Housing, Dagenham

2015     Assistant Director | The Taming of the Shrew (dir. Eve Matheson) | Mountview Academy

             Director | Been On the Job Too Long by James Martin Charlton | Theatre N16, London

             Director | The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter | Courtyard Theatre, London

2013     Director | The Canterbury Tales | TheSpace North Bridge, Edinburgh         

             Director | Cabaret by Kander and Ebb Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster

 

2012     Director | Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht | Chaplaincy Centre, Lancaster

 

2011     Director | Woyzeck | Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster

TRAINING/EDUCATION

 

2015/16   PgDip Theatre Directing Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

                - Supervision from Peter James CBE
2013/14   MA Theatre and Performance by research (Distinction) Lancaster University

                - Fully funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council

                - Supervision from Nigel Stewart and Dr Karen Juers-Munby
2010-13   BA (Hons) Theatre Studies and English Literature (First Class) Lancaster University

                - Included contemporary dance training

Languages: German (CEFR Level C1) 

Trained Chaperone

 

PRODUCTION ARCHIVE