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Matthew Jared Lee

Curriculum Vita


Education

In Progress

Detroit, MI

Master of Fine Arts, Theatre Management   

Wayne State University                          

May 2014

Portland, OR

Master of Fine Arts, Directing   

University of Portland    

Thesis: Artaudian Application in Adaptation of Woyzeck

Description: Wrote and staged brand new adaptation of Georg Büchner's Woyzeck. Thesis included in-depth character analysis, adaptation process, concept and approach, detailed history of performance as well as comprehensive reflection of production process.

Advisor: Assistant Professor Andrew Golla

December 2008

Springfield, MO

Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech and Theatre Education Theatre Emphasis

Missouri State University

Supplemental Education

2018

Detroit, MI

Administrative Internship

Detroit Public Theatre

2013-14

Portland, OR

Administrative/ Assistant Directing Internship

Hand2Mouth Theatre

2013

Dublin, Ireland

Summer Acting Intensive

Gaiety School of Acting - National Theatre School of Ireland

2006

Springfield, MO

Advance Long Form Improv

The Skinny Improv

2005

Springfield, MO

Improv Level 1 & 2

The Skinny Improv


College Level Teaching Experience

2012

Portland, OR

Teaching Assistant for Theatre History II

University of Portland

2011

Portland, OR

Teaching Assistant for Theatre History I

University of Portland

Additional Teaching Experience

2014

Portland, OR

Teaching Artist

Northwest Children's Theatre

 

Teaching Artist for after-school Young Players Creative Dramatics program and Title 1 Creative Dramatics program

2008-09

Springfield, MO

Substitute Teacher

Kelly Educational Staffing

 

Taught various classes in Middle and High School Specializing in Speech and Theatre. Followed pre-planned lesson plans as well as implement my own pre-approved lessons. Classes ranged in size from 10-30 students on average.

2007

Springfield, MO

Assistant Program Director

Grant Beach Day Camp for At-Risk Kids

 

Along with the Program Director, created a summer camp program directed with the purpose of serving At-Risk kids from the local area schools. The Students ranged from 5 to 15 yrs old. The program focus ranged from healthy living choices, studying techniques, operative learning strategies, and developing self-confidence

2008

Springfield, MO

Student Teacher - Kickapoo High School

Missouri State University

Speech and Debate Class, Intro to Speech, Advance Speech

2008

Springfield, MO

Student Teacher - Central High School

Missouri State University

Intro to Theatre, Acting I & II, Technical Theatre

2006

Buffalo, MO

Teaching Practicum - Buffalo High School

Missouri State University

Speech, Speech and Debate


Directing Experience

2018

Detroit, MI

A Happy Life - Charles L. Mee

Underground Theatre

2016

Portland, OR

Howie the Rookie - Mark O'Rowe

The Factory Theatre

2015

Portland, OR

Schizo: an original performance - Katie Watkins

Shaking the Tree Theatre

2014

Portland, OR

Woyzeck - Georg Büchner

University of Portland

2013

Portland, OR

+Tidey McTiderson - Ryan Benedetti

University of Portland

2012

Portland, OR

Waiting for Lefty - Clifford Odets

University of Portland

2012

Portland, OR

*Theatre Without Animals - Jean Michel Ribes

The Factory Theatre

2012

Portland, OR

+Bong Water Ninjas and Chernobyl - Logan Matthews

University of Portland

2009

Springfield, MO

Jack and The Super Duper Way Big Beanstock - Jeff Jenkins

The Springfield Playhouse

 2008

Springfield, MO

Coax - Neil Labute

Missouri State University

*Denotes World Premier     +Denotes Reading

Assistant Directing

2019

Detroit, MI

Angels in America - Part I - Millennium Approaches - Tony Kushner

Wayne State University  Director- Blair Anderson

2014

Portland, OR

The Homecoming - Harold Pinter

Imago Theatre Director - Jerry Mouwad

2013

Portland, OR

PEP TALK - Hand2Mouth Ensemble

Hand2Mouth Theatre Director - Jonathan Walters

2012

Portland, OR

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Willam Shakespeare

University of Portland Director - Andrew Golla


Selected Acting Experience

Portland, OR

Jerusalem Story - Mohammed

Part-Time Playhouse

Portland, OR

Moon Over Buffalo - Paul

New Century Players

Springfield, MO

Dog See's God - Van

Springfield 2nd Stage

Springfield, MO

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Vandivort Theatre

Springfield, MO

Beyond Therapy - Bob

Vandivort Theatre

Springfield, MO

Rumplestilskin - Rumplestikskin

The Springfield Playhouse

Bolivar, MO

Little Women - Laurie

Walnut Street Theatre

*Complete Acting Resume Available on request


Additional Professional Theatre Experience

2012-

Portland, OR

Executive Director

The Factory Theatre

2007-09

Springfield, MO

Owner/Producing Artistic Director

Springfield 2nd Stage Performance Theatre

 

2007-08

2005-09

2005-09

2005-09

Springfield, MO

Company Membership

Blackout Sketch Comedy Troupe

The Skinny Improv's Main Stage Show

The Skinny Improv's Traveling Show

Improv Sportz

 

 

2016

Portland, OR

2015

Portland, OR

2015

Portland, OR

Stage Manager

Blood on the Cat's Neck- R.W. Fassbinder

Liminal Theatre

Offending the Audience - Peter Handka

Liminal Theatre

Soiree #1

Imago Theatre

2005-08

Springfield, MO

House Manager

The Skinny Improv

 

2016

Portland, OR

2007

Springfield, MO

2008

Springfield, MO

Scenic Designer

Howie the Rookie

The Factory Theatre

Dog Sees God

Springfield 2nd Stage

In No Sense

Springfield 2nd Stage

 

2016

Portland, OR

2007

Springfield, MO

Lighting Designer

Envelope of Suicides

Hand2Mouth Theatre

Inertia Dance Company Concert

Missouri State University


Professional Associations

2018

2012-

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society - Associate Membership

Theatre Communications Group

2009-2017

Portland Area Theatre Alliance

2007

Springfield Downtown Theatre Association (Founding Member)

2007

Springfield Donwtown Art Walk Council

2006-2011

National Education Association - Union Member

2009-

Ancient Free and Accepted Masons - Master Mason


Activites, Honors, and Awards

2014

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival- Region VII

Meritorious Achievement in Sound Design - Woyzeck

2013

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival- Region VII

2nd Place - Stage Directors and Choreographers Directing Fellowship

2012

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival- Region VII

Participant - Stage Directors and Choreographers Directing Fellowship

2008

Missouri State University Theatre and Dance Department

"Vicki" Awards- Director of the Year - Coax


References

Available upon request