Matthew Curtis

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

166 cm

Age Range

13–18

Ethnicity

European

Career Highlights

Matthew is a star on the stage, continuously landing lead roles for various theatre companies. His most recent credits include productions of Elf, Legally Blonde, Seussical and Frozen, with Amici Trusts' Les Miserables a particular highlight. His talent has earned him a number of speech, drama and performing arts awards, including a 2020 Award for Excellence in Drama at his school. A versatile performer, Matthew has trained in screen acting, singing and dancing.

Les Misérables (theatre, 2019)
Role: Gavroche
Auckland Music Theatre & Amici Productions

Sidelines (TV pilot, 2018)
Role: Maruis
Director: Cristobel Araus Lobos
Laugh Club NZ

Advanced Screen Teen workshop with Rachel Bullock and Liz Mullane (2020)

Awards.

2020Award for Excellence in Drama - Sacred Heart College
2019Award for excellence in Performing Arts - Sacred Heart College
2019Grade 7 Speech and Drama with Distinction – Trinity College London
2019Speech Winner Year 9 Cup – Sacred Heart College
2019Winner Junior Scripture Competition Pompalier Shield - Auckland Secondary School
2018Debating Year 8 Cup – Sacred Heart College
2018Grade 5 Speech and Drama with Distinction – Trinity College London
2013Vocal Cup – Falcons Preparatory School for Boys – London, UK

Television.

2018Sidelines (pilot)MariusLaugh Club NZ
Dir. Cristobel Araus Lobos

Theatre.

2021Legally BlondeWarner Huntington 3rd (Lead)Baradene College Production
Dir. Nicole Eichstaedt
2021SeussicalCat in the Hat (Lead)Encore Theatre Collective
Dir. Hamish Mouat
2020CinderellaLionel (Lead)Encore Theatre Collective
Dir. Hamish Mouat
2020FrozenKristoff (Lead)Junior Theatre Pilot Programme
Dir. Hamish Mouat
2020Wendy in a Bubble Captain Captain Hook (Lead)National Youth Theatre
Dir. Frith Horan
2019AnnieBert Healy (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Jonathan Alver and James Doy
2019Les MisérablesGavroche (Lead)Auckland Music Theatre & Amici Productions
Dir. Grant Meese
2019Moana Jnr PilotTamatoa (Lead)Junior Theatre Festival
Dir. Marty Johnson
2019My Son PinocchioPinocchio and understudy Ringleader (Lead)Encore Theatre Collective
Dir. Hamish Mouat
2018CatsSkimbleshanks the Railway Cat (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Jonathan Alver and James Doy
2018Newsies Jnr PilotLes Jacobs (Lead)Junior Theatre Festival
Dir. Marty Johnson
2018Shrek the MusicalPinocchio (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Jonathan Alver and James Doy
2017Junior Theatre Festival Performer - Mary PoppinsMichael Banks (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Hamish Mouat
2017Much Ado about NothingClaudius (Lead)Sacred Heart College
2017OliverOliver Twist (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Johnathan Alver
2017Peter PanMichael Darling (Lead)National Youth Theatre Company
Dir. Jonathan Alver and James Doy

Voice.

2020ANZ Bank TV Commercial - VocalsVocalist
2018Radio Ad - RealEstate.co.nzChild/son

Training.

Actors Lab - Teen Acting Classes w/ Peter Feeney - 2020
Advanced Screen Teen workshop with Rachel Bullock and Liz Mullane - 2020
Dust Palace - Ground Based and Aerial Acrobatics - 2020
Acting for Screen Classes: Juliet Furness - 2019
Beginners Screen Teen workshop with Rachel Bullock and Liz Mullane - 2019
Singing under the tuition of Jo Shanahan - 2019
Kim Santarelli Dance Academy – Tap , Ballet and Jazz - 2017
Speech, Drama and Acting for Screen under the tuition of Romy Hooper - 2016