Matte developed his passion for dance at the Cowra Ballet School in Cowra, NSW. In 2005 he entered into the Torsion Youth Dance Ensemble, setting in motion his ambition to become a professional dancer. He was part of Quantum Leaps Recovery Project (2005), touring through ACT and NSW. In 2007 he attended the Australian Talented Youth Program.
Matte furthered his training at Ev & Bow in NSW. In 2010 he was accepted into the New
Zealand School of Dance, where he performed in numerous choreographic and graduation shows by choreographers including Jiří Kylián, Ross McCormack and Lina Limosani. At the 2011 Sydney Festival he performed in the Inside Out Triple bill with youMOVE’s Thinking about Forever, directed by Kay Armstrong.
Matte graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance in 2012 and joined Australian Dance Theatre’s ensemble in November 2012.
In 2013 Matte performed in the three-month European tour of Proximity, the Australian tour of G, Proximity at the Arts Centre Melbourne and the premiere of Daniel Jaber’s Nought.
In 2014 Matte performed in ADT’s European tour of Proximity, the world premiere season of Multiverse and return Adelaide season of Proximity.
In 2015 he travelled with the company to France and Spain, performing in the European premiere tour of Multiverse. He joined the company on subsequent Mulitverse tours to Europe later in 2015 to France, The Netherlands, Belgium and Austria. He also performed in the Australian national tour of Be Your Self.
In 2016 Matte performed in the world premiere seasons of Habitus at the Adelaide Festival of Arts and The Beginning of Nature at WOMADelaide. Later that year he performed in the Australian premiere season of Objekt and was a featured choreographer and dancer in ADT’s return season of Ignition. His piece WOOLF! was inspired by the film Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf? (1966), directed by Mike Nichols, originally based on the 1962 play by Edward Albee.
In 2017 Matte performed in Garry Stewart’s Doppelganger, a piece featured as part of the exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia – Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time, followed by the Melbourne Premiere season of Garry Stewart’s Be Your Self and the Australian national tour of Be Your Self Redux throughout VIC, NSW and QLD. Later that year he performed in the premiere season of The Beginning of Nature in Colombia, South America.
In 2018, Matte performed in the Australian national tour of The Beginning of Nature, across SA, NT, WA, NSW and TAS and international tour throughout Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium.
In 2019, Matte travelled to New York to perform The beginning of Nature at the joyce theatre, and was apart of Jacobs Pillow residence for Supernature. Matte also performed in the world premire of North/ South a double bill Choreographed by Garry Stewart, and Ina Christel johannese in September.