Matt Scholten is a Director, Producer, Writer, Lecturer & Acting Coach based in South East Queensland, Australia who has worked in mainstage, touring, education and independent theatre settings and in regional and metropolitan locations around Australia.
Matt is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and the University of Melbourne and is the Artistic Director & Creative Producer for award-winning, prolific independent theatre company If Theatre.
If Theatre has co-produced and presented work with a range of organisations including Chapel off Chapel, La Mama Theatre, Theatre Works, Big West Festival, Regional Arts Victoria, Belvoir Street Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Tasmanian Theatre Company, Blue Cow Theatre and Salamanca Arts Centre.
Matt’s freelance directing work has been presented by companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, La Mama Theatre, JUTE Theatre Company, Regional Arts Victoria, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Southern Queensland, Platform Youth Theatre, Union House Theatre, The Act-O-Matic 3000, Hoy Polloy Theatre, Complete Works Theatre Company, Melbourne Writers Theatre and Short & Sweet.
Matt maintains an active freelance directing, producing and writing practice, lectures in acting and is currently developing a series of creative projects across a range of storytelling mediums including theatre, film and television.