survived a 4 year stint at a Southern Baptist University in North Carolina with
a degree in Biology/Pre-Med, and a brief stint at the Medical College of
Virginia, Matt was lured by the forces of Nature to accept a National Touring
gig in She Loves Me, which transplanted him to NYC.
a few years in the City performing everywhere it seems - from Off-Broadway
(45th Street Theatre, Promenade Theatre, and Carnegie Hall) to storefronts and
Cabaret Clubs, Matt garnered more respect for his craft. After a European
Tour of West Side Story as Chino, he returned to find a place at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's School at
Steppenwolf in Chicago.
in the City of Angels with a clean slate, a year of classes and networking led
to his first job on the last episode of Diagnosis Murder.