Matthew has worked as a director predominantly in opera and musical theatre. Recent directing credits include TROUBLE IN TAHITI (Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre and on tour), LEGALLY BLONDE (Putney Arts Theatre) and the video opera THREE TALES (IMAX Cinema at the Science Museum). As an assistant and associate director, Matthew has worked with Opera North, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park and Garsington Opera, and with directors Aletta Collins, Annabel Arden, Luke Sheppard and Martin Duncan amongst others. Upcoming projects include assistant director on KISS ME, KATE (London Coliseum, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Leeds Grand Theatre). He has experience of directing new writing, having directed premieres of new plays, musicals and operas.