Matt is an award-winning freelance scenic designer based in New York City and serves as Associate Director of Design for RWS Entertainment Group.
He recently finished his graduate studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Matt's design work has appeared across the Midwest, including Timber Lake Playhouse, Weathervane Playhouse (Newark, OH), The Omaha Playhouse, The Rose Theater (Omaha, NE), Northern Kentucky University, and Cincinnati Opera. In 2016, he worked an assistant designer to Michael Schweikardt on 42nd Street and Robert Mark Morgan on Fiddler on the Roof at The MUNY.
Matt is the 2018 recipient of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Rose Brand Scene Design Award. Matt's work was also featured at USITT this year in the Young Designer's Forum, a juried exhibition of student design work. His MFA thesis design work for Jesus Christ Superstar won 2nd Place in the Design Competition at the 2018 Southeastern Theatre Conference judged by Tony Award winner Donyale Werle.