Matt co-founded his theatre company Shouting in the Evening alongside Aaron Powell in (2007) As part of his company he directed Sweeney Todd and performed in the one man show of Filth by Irvine Welsh. Some of his other directing credits include Assassins, The Golden Age, Trainspotting and Myth Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America all for The Old Nick Company and I'm a Stranger Here Myself: The Songs of Kurt Weill for Dell'Arte Productions.

Some of his acting credits include Much Ado About Nothing for Directions Theatre Pty Ltd, Pip and Pooch for Terrapin Puppet Theatre, The Trade for the Tasmanian Theatre Company, A Bright and Crimson Flower for Round Earth Company and Tidal Pools for Blue Cow Theatre Inc. As an improviser he has performed in multiple Tasmanian Theatresports Tournaments,The Holey Book with Imprognosis and alongside Tim Priest and Rick Mourant in the Earth Project.