FILM & TELEVISION FACULTY

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Matthew Schneck

INSTRUCTOR OF DIRECTING

Theatre, Film and Video Production (CAM)

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.
Acting/Directing for Film