Matt Dickson is a freelance director based in New York City. Recent directing credits include: SILVER MEN (Ensemble Studio Theatre), CARMEN (New York Opera Exchange), GHOSTS IN THE TAPESTRY (The Claque), Charles Mee's A PERFECT WEDDING (Atlantic Conservatory), AYKROYD (Fordham University), Brian Quijada's WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS? (Kennedy Center, previously at terraNOVA), BUDDY (NYU Grad Acting), Leah Nanako Winkler's TAISETSU NA HITO (2014 Winner Samuel French Festival), Justin Adams' THE MAN-MADE ROCK (4th St. Theatre), and Krista Knight's COACH DARLING (F*It Club). Regional credits include: Lanford Wilson's HOME FREE! and Michael John Garcés AUDIOVIDEO (Williamstown Theatre Festival), THE BLUNDER (7Devils Playwrights Conference) and Ben Lewis' HAPPY SAUCE (FringeNYC, Valley Arts Festival).
Matt has developed new work with playwrights such as Adam Blodgett, Amy Fox, Brendan Hill, Krista Knight, Justin Kuritzkes, Mariah MacCarthy, Seth Moore, Brian Quijada, Jen Silverman, Will Snider, Christopher Sullivan, and Leah Nanako Winkler, at companies such as Clubbed Thumb, Page 73, Ensemble Studio Theatre, INTAR, The Claque, Studio42, The Lark, id Theater, and F*It Club.
He has served as Assistant Director to Daniel Sullivan, Jack O'Brien, Mark Wing-Davey, Gordon Greenberg, Denis Jones, Anne Kauffman, Joe Grifasi and others. He has led workshops at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Long Island University and Boston University College of Fine Arts. He is a 2014 Jonathan Alper Directing Fellow (Manhattan Theatre Club) and a proud member of Ensemble Studio Theatre.
As an actor he has appeared on Broadway in WAR HORSE and THE COAST OF UTOPIA (Lincoln Center Theater), and most recently Off-Broadway in Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN (Vineyard Theatre). B.F.A. from Boston University. www.mattjdickson.com