Matt Scholten is a Director, Producer, Writer and Educator.

Matt graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2006 with First Class Honours in Directing and also holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Melbourne.

Since 2006 Matt has been the Artistic Director & Creative Producer for award-winning, prolific independent theatre company If Theatre.

As a Theatre Director, Matt has worked in main stage, touring, education and independent theatre settings and in regional and metropolitan locations around Australia.

His theatre work has been presented by companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, Belvoir Street Theatre, La Mama Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, JUTE Theatre Company, Tasmanian Theatre Company, Regional Arts Victoria, Theatreworks, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Southern Queensland, Union House Theatre and many independent companies.

A qualified and experienced teacher & trainer, Matt has lectured in acting & directing at the Victorian College of the Arts, GOTAFE, University of Southern Queensland, Griffith University & QUT.

Matt maintains an active freelance directing, producing, writing and teaching practice and he is currently developing a series of creative projects across a range of storytelling mediums including theatre, film and television.