about

Matthew is most known for being a grand finalist in BBC Young Dancer after winning in the contemporary category. He is currently working with Holstebro Dance Company in Denmark.

 

As a choreographer Matthew has worked on projects for Manchester International Festival, The Arches Worcester Festival, Homotopia- The UK’s longest running LGBTQIA+ Festival, SICK! Festival, Tramshed Theatre, Merseyside Dance Initiative, Corn Exchange Newbury, The Posh Club, Queens Hall Digital, Abubillo Music, London Boys Ballet School and University of Central Lancashire.

 

His most recent choreographic work The Crisp Sandwich Cafe was created for autistic young people in partnership with National Autistic Society and funded by Arts Council England.

 

Matthew has worked closely with The Pappy Show Physical Theatre since 2017 - as an associate movement artist on BOYS, GIRLS and CARE, associate collaborator and choreographer on the restaging of BOYS for London International Mime Festival and as a producer and director on George Nickel’s 9th Birthday Party.

 

Matthew has created four short films which have been screened at festivals including Seyr Festival (Iran), Super! International Film Festival (Romania), Little Islands Festival (Greece), MEIHODO International Film Festival (New York),  Filmed Up (HOME Manchester), Queer Cinema Club (The Yard Theatre, London) and TW1 Film Festival (Twickenham Studios).

 

Outside of dance Matthew loves Spoken Word, hip-hop trio Young Fathers, noughties sitcom Gilmore Girls and milk chocolate digestive biscuits.