Profile: A graduate of BYU with a BFA in Acting, Matthew has been doing Stage Combat for 14 years. After taking the two classes BYU has to offer, he started doing workshops and choreographing the fighting for plays, musicals, operas, short films, etc. at various schools and universities. He was the TA for both the Beginning and Advanced Stage Combat courses for 4 years. He also certified as an Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors in 2006 and again in 2009. Matthew has been teaching Stage Combat at a university level for about 4 years. He currently lives in Springville with his wife.