Profile

Matthew Walker

Director, King Stag

Matthew is a theatre director, creator and educator. Matthew is on faculty for the Dalhousie University’s, Fountain School of the Performing Arts in Halifax and Co-Artistic Director for Toronto-based Litmus Theatre. For Litmus, he has adapted and directed Matchbox Macbeth (Top 10 plays of 2010, NOW Magazine), Brave New World (7 MyTheatre Award Nominations) and directed and co-wrote Birth of Frankenstein (Dora Award for Best Direction, Dora Nomination for Best Script). Other directing credits include: Speaking in Tongues (DMV/Neptune Theatre), Orlando (Dalhousie University), Oregano (Theatre Rhea), Mourning Dove (STC), The Ghost Ship, The Selkie of Kincardine (Sundown Theatre). Matthew has taught workshops and sat on panels for various theatre organizations and schools throughout Ontario and Nova Scotia. In 2013 he was recipient of the Ken McDougall Award for Promising Emerging Director. He is a graduate of York’s MFA in Theatre and of Dalhousie’s Acting Program.