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Matthew Schneck

  • Film & Television

Matthew Schneck is an award-winning actor, playwright, director, and university professor. He made his Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated production of London Assurance and has worked professionally in New York City and across the country for the past 18 years. Since relocating to Denver in 2017, Matthew has performed with: The Colorado Shakespeare Festival in The Taming of The Shrew (Grumio), Julius Caesar (Cassius), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Holofernes), Cyrano De Bergerac (Le Bret), and Henry IV Part III (King of France); The Rape of the Sabine Women (Henry Award Nomination) at Local Theatre Company; The Intellectual Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism… at Curious Theatre Company; and Bite Size at The Denver Center Theatre Company. This fall, Matthew will be performing in The Thanksgiving Play at Curious Theatre Company.

Selected acting work includes: The Temperamentals (Drama Desk Award); The Merchant of Venice (The Royal Shakespeare Company, Featuring Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham and Directed by Tony winner Darko Tresjnak); A 12 Lb. Discourse (SoHo Rep, co-wrote and co-performed); The Little Foxes (The Shakespeare Theatre of DC - Featuring Tony winner Elizabeth Ashley and Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes); Major Barbara (San Jose Rep-Dean Goodman Award).

Matthew is the author of 12 plays and has held academic appointments at Southern Oregon University and The University of Kentucky, and teaches acting at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

Areas of Expertise

Acting/Directing for Film

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Villanova University
BA; English Literature/Theater

The National Theatre Conservatory
MFA; Acting


Drama Desk Award
Dean Goodman Choice Award


Actor's Equity Association (AEA)



Telephone: 303-315-7400

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Physical Address

College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
1150 10th Street Denver, CO 80204


General Mail Delivery (USPS)

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College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
Campus Box 162
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

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College of Arts & Media
University of Colorado Denver
1201 5th Street, AR 177
Denver, CO 80204-2005

Admissions & Enrollment

Phone: 303-315-7487

Emmanuel Art Gallery

1205 10th Street Plaza
Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: 303-315-7431


Film & Television Department

Telephone: 303-315-7405

IT Help Desk

Office: Arts Building, 177 C
Telephone: 303-315-7428


LYNX National Arts & Media Camp

Telephone: 303-315-7468

Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department

Office: Arts Building, 288
Telephone: 303-315-7405


National Center of Media Forensics

Office: King Center, Fifth Floor
Telephone: 303-315-7496

Next Stage Gallery

1025 13th St
Denver, CO 80202
(Located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex)


Visual Arts Department

Office: CU Building, 800 A
Telephone: 303-315-1501