About Matthew

Matthew Smith is a Baltimore-based Costume Designer and Technician.

Matthew's costume designs have been seen in front of over 55,000 people for the annual event, Will Shuster's The Burning of Zozobra, in Santa Fe, NM.

Most recently, Matthew has apprenticed at the Santa Fe Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, and Baltimore Center Stage's costume shops. In Baltimore, he has costume designed the world-premiere of Wendy Peter, Peter Wendy at Single Carrot Theatre, The Cradle Will Rock at Iron Crow Theatre and has assisted at Everyman Theatre and Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. At Baltimore Center Stage, he has costume designed the Young Playwrights Festival for two seasons under the new direction of Michael Wiggins.

Matthew holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Theatre Design/Tech from Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD).

Design awards include: Outstanding Student in Theatre Tech/Design (2013) and the Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA) Founder's Tech/Design Scholarship (2013) to study at a four-year university.

Matthew holds an Associates in the Arts (A.A.) in General Academics with High Honors from McLennan College and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, a two-year college honor society, and the International Golden Key Honour Society.