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Matt Opatrny

Matt is a playwright, actor, and co-founder of Blessed Unrest, an ensemble based in NYC.

Matt Opatrny is a co-founder and managing director of Blessed Unrest, an experimental physical theatre ensemble in New York City that has been generating original plays and touring internationally since 1999. Among Blessed Unrest’s awards are five NY Innovative Theatre Awards (including the Cino Fellowship for Sustained Excellence), the LPTW Lucille Lortel Award, and first prize at the 2016 Secondo Festival (Zurich, Switzerland). Matt has written or co-written eleven plays that have been staged by Blessed Unrest and regionally. As an actor he has performed Off-Broadway, in regional theatres across the country, and on international tours. He has taught workshops in physical and devised theatre at colleges and universities across the country and overseas.

The Ghosts of the Interart
Essay

The Ghosts of the Interart

25 October 2016

Matt Opatrny writes about ensemble company Blessed Unrest and the lack of affordable space for small companies in New York City.