Winthrop University: CVPA Faculty and Staff Profile - Ferrell, Matt

Name:  Matt Ferrell
Title:  Assistant Professor of Theatre
Education:  M.F.A., Theatre Pedagogy, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.F.A., Theatre Performance, Emerson College
Office:  228 Johnson Hall   
Phone:  803/323-4854
Area(s):  Acting, Musical Theatre, Directing, Voice, and Speech

Matt Ferrell received his M.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University in Performance /Pedagogy and a B.F.A. from Emerson College in Theatre Performance. Matt has performed nationally and internationally in tours of HAIR (logging in some 1900 performances), The Rocky Horror Show, Carnival, JFK: The Rock Opera, and The Threepenny Opera. He has performed contracts for Disney Cruise Line and Universal Studios, Hollywood as well as many credits in commercials and television. As an educator, Matt has taught at VCU, spent several years teaching and directing at the Professional Performing Arts School in mid-town Manhattan and at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in Hartford, CT where he helped to develop new musicals and created a summer program in musical theatre. He has directed shows at Theatre 315 and The Secret Theatre in NYC and spent several years directing, choreographing and teaching at Stagedoor Manor. He has taught acting classes at TVI Studios in NYC and guest taught at high schools throughout the United States.

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