Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize [...]
is from St. Louis, Missouri where he started performing at a young age as a dancer in professional theatre and was a host on local television with the Disney afternoon. Patrick also served as Choreographer for Six Flags St. Louis and then became resident Choreographer and Assistant Director for Spirit Cruise Lines in Chicago. From water to touring across the land in Broadway touring companies, Patrick has worked in every aspect of the creative process. His Directorial debut was aboard the Historic Goldenrod Showboat in St. Charles, Mo., where he led several large cast musicals to critical acclaim.
grew up in Wisconsin and has been in the theatre since the second grade. On a Technical Theatre Scholarship, he attended the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and graduated with a BFA with a performance emphasis. While at Stevens Point he was nominated for an Irene Ryan Award for his potrayal of John Hancock in “1776″. Before moving to Florida, Matthew spent 3 years as a member of New Line Theatre’s repertory company in St. Louis, Mo. where he received a Kevin Kline Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical in the world premiere of “Johnny Appleweed”. He has also spent time at sea as Production Manager for Cunard Cruise Lines.