Matthew Petty

Matthew trained at Bird College in Dance and Theatre Studies, obtaining a First Class BA(Hons). Though obtaining a degree in Musical Theatre, Matthew has found a certain affinity for classical dance, most notably contemporary and ballet.  Since graduating he has utilised these different dance styles in a diverse range of work- from cruise ships, to classical ballets, contemporary ballets such as Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake and more contemporary works.

Other credits include: Russian in Peter Schaufuss’s Nutcracker– Peter Schaufuss Balletten, Denmark(2016); Swan in Mr Wonderful – New Adventures, UK (Sadler’s Wells 2016); Lost and Boundless– Genesis Ballet, UK (Swiss Church Covent Garden 2015); Solider in A Soldier’s Tale – Constella Ballet and Orchestra, UK(Bloomsbury Theatre 2015); Swan/Quentin Crisp in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake -New Adventures (International Tour 2014. Film credits include: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms– Disney (Released 2018); Boyfriend in Adolescence– Pointe Ahead (2015) Upcoming performances include: Count Herman/ Dr Stahlbaum in Will Tuckett’s Nutcracker;  Frog/Prince in The Princess and the Frog UK Tour- Let’s All Dance.

Matthew is also currently a member of London Contemporary Ballet Theatre and recently performed with them in Barcelona alongside Andrea Bocelli, as well as performing again with them this June at the EXPO in Kazakhstan.