Matthew undertook his tertiary dance training at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). During his time at WAAPA, he performed works choreographed by Kim McCarthy, Andries Weidemann, Amaury Lebrun, Jo Funaki and Natalie Weir.

He continued his professional development with LINK Dance Company where he collaborated and performed works choreographed by Jo Pollitt, Jacob Lehrer, Sue Peacock, Michael Whaites, Larissa McGowan and Twyla Tharp.

Matthew’s professional career has seen him work and perform with the West Australian Ballet, Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Ochre Contemporary Dance Company, STRUT Dance, English National Opera and Buzz Dance Theatre.