Matthew hails from Southwest Virginia where he began his dance training in 2012. He has a diverse background of movement experiences including modern, jazz, ballet, hip hop, and 10 years of Si Lum Kung-Fu. Matthew holds a BFA in Dance from Radford University (Radford, VA) and during the course of his studies he worked with The West Virginia Dance Company and Roanoke Ballet Theatre. For the last two years, he toured as a company member with The Dancing Wheels Company including performances at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York, Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis, and the Allen Theatre from Cleveland’s own Playhouse Square. Most recently, Matthew has moved into company roles with North Pointe Ballet and the newly founded Cleveland Dance Project Company, in addition to participating in multiple independent video and choreographic projects thanks to the incredible opportunities provided by the greater Cleveland/Akron area.