Originally from Hondo, Texas, Matthew Hernandez is a senior Theatre Education student in the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin. While at UT, he has served as an officer for Alpha Psi Omega (co-ed theatre fraternity/honor society) and is a Presidential Scholar. Matthew has assisted his professor Roxanne Schroeder-Arce in her research including Latin@ representation in theatre and culturally responsive theatre education. Matthew has been an actor and director throughout his high school and college career and is excited to begin professional scholarly work.
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Matthew Hernandez shares his experience interning at the Guthrie Theater last summer as part of a pilot program for students of color at University of Texas at Austin.