Matt has had a long career as a performer and choreographer in the dance and musical theater worlds. Some credits include: the 1st National Touring Company of the Broadway smash ‘Wicked’; Assistant Director and Assistant Choreographer of the ‘Radio City Christmas Spectacular’ starring the world famous Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall in New York City; and choreographing an episode of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor’s degree in Dance Performance.
As a screenwriter, Matt has been working diligently on honing his craft. He has studied at the NYU School of Professional Studies, the School of Visual Arts, New York Film Academy, and he holds a certificate from the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting. As a playwright his one-act plays ‘I [heart] Soccer Moms’ and ‘I Hate You People’ where produced together under the title ‘Farce This!’ by the Matthew Corozine Studio Theater in May 2017 in New York City.
Matt’s writing can vary from campy, quirky, sexually charged romp-style comedies, to quiet, intimate, emotionally complex indie-fare dramas that often focus on familial relationships. Most notably his screenplay 'Dirty Back Road' was a Semifinalist in the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. Other competition placements for ‘Dirty Back Road’: Semifinalist – Diverse Voices Writing Contest by WeScreenplay (Fall 2017) & ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship (4th Annual, 2017); Quarterfinalist – Big Break Screenwriting Contest (2017) & American Zoetrope (2015).