Matt Edgerton

Since graduating from WAAPA in 1999, Matt has worked widely as an actor in theatre, radio, television and film. While working for the Bell Shakespeare Company in 2002, Matt wrote Gary King Lear, a comical theatre piece which was performed by troupes of Bell actors in Sydney and Melbourne. In 2003 Matt entered Dreaming Fire Dreaming Water Dreaming Land in ATYP's Young Playwrights' Award. The play received second place. After six months of dramaturgy, two readings with WAAPA graduates and a production at Ashfield Youth Theatre (under the title of Dreaming Fire) the play has reached its final form as Habibti. Matt has recently written and directed a short film The Beard.

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