Matthew Bretschneider

Teaching Artist

Matthew Bretschneider is an actor and physical theatre teacher based in New England. He has trained extensively in Clown with Christopher Bayes (Pandemonium Studio) and has studied physical theatre with David Bridel, Normany Taylor, Mary Overlie, Gabriel Levy, and Shannon Calcutt. NYC Theatre: The Flea, Pulse Ensemble, The New Ohio, and Theatre Row. Television appearances include Law and Order: SVU and The Path. He has performed with the Huntington Theatre Company (Romeo and Juliet, Tartuffe, Dead End), Kitchen Theatre Company (Peter and the Starcatcher) and Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Hamlet). Education: BFA, Tisch School of the Arts. Matthew is a teaching artist for Trinity Repertory Company and The Gamm Theatre and co-founder of Studio Playground Theatre.