Matt Williams choreographed Will Ferrell's Broadway debut, You're Welcome America
with Academy Award-winning director, Adam McKay. Off-Broadway credits include Rooms
, staring Leslie Kritzer, and the revival of Carrie the musical
with Marin Mazzie at MCC Theater. Matt served as assistant director to Casey Nicholaw on the Broadway production All About Me
, starring Michael Feinstein and Dame Edna. He created the choreography for the world premiere of Stephen Schwartz's opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon
for New York City Opera. Matt was also the Big Piano Choreographer at FAO Schwarz toy store in New York City from 2004-2012. He is the resident choreographer for the East Coast tour of the internationally acclaimed youth circus, Circus Smirkus and was the assistant director for the Big Apple Circus production of Legendarium
. Most recently, he directed Carrie the musical at Montclair State University.
Regionally and beyond, Matt's work has appeared at The Alley, St. Louis Reperatory Theater, PCPA Theaterfest, Rubicon, Geva Theater, Surfight Theatre, Irish Repertory Theatre, and La MaMa Etc. He holds a BFA with honors from the University of California, Irvine and will be starting work on his MFA in Direction at Brooklyn College in the fall of 2018. Matt has also taught in the year-long residency programs for both New York City Ballet and Jacques d'Amboise's National Dance Institute.
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