Matt grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan as a competitive dancer. Matt continued his professional training at the Canadian College of Performing Arts under the direction of Jacques Lemay. While at CCPA, Matt was asked to join the Charlottetown Festival Young Company for their 40th anniversary year. From there, Matt has performed with the Charlottetown Festival Main Company, as well as over 14 shows with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Matt also performed on Broadway in the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, and toured North America as the lead, Tony, in Saturday Night Fever. Alongside his performance career Matt has choreographed professionally in the hit production of Dance Legends. Matt has also taught all across North America as a sought-after master teacher.