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Matthew Smyth | PRODUCER

Matthew Smyth is an Obie-award winning theatre producer and festival director from Ireland. Over the years he has produced Ireland’s leading theatre companies, such as ANU Productions, Collapsing Horse Theatre and Dead Centre, producing work in some of the biggest international festivals and theatres on the planet including Manchester International Festival; Brisbane Arts Festival; The Young Vic and the Schaubuhne in Berlin. He also curates and produces Ireland’s oldest and largest comedy festival The Kilkenny Cat Laughs. Matt is the Chair of the board for Project Arts Centre, Ireland’ home of contemporary arts and is also on the board for Macnas in Galway – Ireland’s leading street spectacle and theatre company. Finally, Matt is a qualified career coach working with arts practitioners around Ireland and the UK.