We are thrilled to announce that Broadway Performer and Choreographer, Matthew Steffens, will be on the staff for the Summer of 2020, directing the Teen Conservatory!
Guest Instructor & Broadway Performer
(Director/Choreographer) THEATER: Broadway/Off Broadway: Doctor Zhivago (Associate Choreographer); Queen of the Night (Drama Desk Award - Associate Choreographer / Resident Director), Superhero (Associate Choreographer), Pretty Hunger (Public Theater - Choreographer), Bountiful (R.Evolucion Latina - Choreographer), BC BEAT (Choreographer), The Tempest (Pregones Theater - Choreographer). Regionally, he has directed and/or choreographed Joseph…, Violet, A Chorus Line, Guys & Dolls, 9 to 5, A Christmas Carol, Hairspray, The Pajama Game, The Legend of Georgia McBride. Theaters include The Guthrie Theater, PlayMakers Rep, Axelrod PAC, The Mountain Playhouse as well as internationally in China on the original Chinese musical Princess Butterfly. As a performer he appeared on Broadway in Promises, Promises, Women on the Verge and has danced, fought and flown his way through 17 operas at the Metropolitan Opera. TOURS: West Side Story, CONTACT, Beauty & the Beast. FILM/TV: The Last Five Years, Across the Universe, Black Box, Smash, Kennedy Center Awards - Chita Rivera, La Traviata, Pan Am (Assoc. Choreographer). CURRENTLY: This season, he can be seen dancing at The Metropolitan Opera in La Traviata, and will be serving as Associate Choreographer for the new musical The Visitor playing Off-Broadway at The Public Theater. This spring, Matt will be serving as the Associate Choreographer for the THE OUTSIDERS, which will make it’s pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago (The Goodman Theatre). An educator for the past 20 years, Matt spent three years working with the Playmakers Repertory Company Youth Conservatory. In addition to his weekly dance classes at Broadway Dance Center, he continues his work as a theater educator with the next generation of theater makers through various workshops in NYC and across the country . IG: steffensmatthew ; matthewsteffens.com