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Matt Engle

Director of Outreach & Development

matt@onthequays.com

Matt Engle’s theatrical career may have peaked at the age of five, when he was cast as the title character in his kindergarten class’ production of The Gingerbread Boy, but that doesn’t mean he’s done trying. After earning his BFA in theater performance from Hofstra University, he has worked in a variety of roles both off and on the stage, in NYC and abroad. He assistant directed a sold out run of RENT at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and most recently co-produced A Play About Drew Carey, a new original work. He is a member of the artistic team for WalkUpArts, a developing production company. As an actor, he has performed in the FRIGID Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Favorite credits include: Juliet in Romeo/Juliet (a movement-based adaptation of the classic), Gerry/Joshua in Cloud Nine, and Matthew Hudlocke in The Marriage of Bette and Boo.