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Matt fell in love with classical ballet at the age of 6 and began studying RAD Syllabus at the Teresita Marsden School of Dance. At 18 Matt was accepted into the prestigious Central School of Ballet in London. Continuing with his RAD studies alongside a degree in Classical Ballet Matt completed his 3 years of training with a 1st class honours degree in Dance and Dance Performance and his RAD Advanced 2 certificate. In his final year at Central, Matt toured the country with Ballet Central performing in works by Christopher Bruce, Will Tuckett and Frederick Ashton.
Matt began his professional career with a UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! the UK’s biggest touring company. He then accepted a soloist contract with Ballet Hagen in Germany.
During 7 years in Germany Matt danced roles created by Ricardo Fernando, Nils Christie and Hugo Viera amongst others. Alongside this Matt got involved in several youth projects in the community creating opportunities for young people of all backgrounds to get involved in dancing. This included the award winning Closing The Gap project, a series of performances involving professional dancers and disabled children.
Since retiring from the stage Matt has dedicated himself to the fitness element of a dancers life. He has his Level 3 in Personal Training and is a Faster Advanced Functional Trainer and a Specialist in Movement and Performance.