Matthew is a member of the Double Edge Theatre Ensemble which he joined 20 years ago in 2020. He is a co-creator, actor, writer, teacher, and director. He most recently co-wrote and co-directed Double Edge's 2019 Summer Spectacle, I am the Baron, based on the Adventures of Baron Munchausen. He is currently acting in Double Edge’s Leonora & Alejandro based on the visionary surrealist artist, Leonora Carrington among other shows in the company’s touring repertory. In 2014, he began the Art & Survival Biennial which brings artists, activists, and thinkers together for a two-day gathering which he continues to co-lead to this day. He is a member of the Arts Culture & Commoning Working Group and proudly serves on the Board of Directors for Art of the Rural as well as the HowlRound Advisory Council. He has been a repeat panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and is an Advisor for the Community Foundation of Western Mass’ Valley Creates Initiative. He was nominated for the Doris Duke Impact Award, the US Artists Award and was a finalist for the Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities. He lives and works in rural Ashfield, MA.