Matthew, a native New Yorker, started his formal dance training at the Long Island High School for the Arts.  His High School Summers were spent, as a Dance Staff Intern at the Usdan Center for Performing Arts. He went on to continue his classical training at The Ailey School, where he studied Ballet, Horton, Graham-based modern, Jazz, and African, and graduated with high levels from the Professional Division Certificate Program in 2013.   He went on to work with choreographers including Jeremy McQueen, Matthew Rushing, Robert Battle, and Amy E. Hall.  In 2014, Matthew moved to Los Angeles, where he turned his focus toward acting. Matthew has had the privilege of portraying characters and telling stories in web series, promotional videos, and online commercials. Matthew also currently shares his knowledge and love of dance in his weekly dance and fitness classes, writes music, and enjoys adventuring around Los Angeles in his spare time!