Matt's first professional performances were with the Paul Sanasardo Dance Co. in NYC, then onto streets and campuses with avant-garde and anti-war plays. Professional training in conservatory followed by further studies led to work on stage, television, commercials and voice-overs. First film role was as Philip Bosco's transvestite son in Frank D. Gilroy's "The Luckiest Man in the World". Many Regional Theater credits on both coasts. He has also enjoyed success as a stage director in Los Angeles, in plays by Pinter, David Rabe and Arthur Miller.