Matt is based in London and works internationally on theatre, opera, site-specific and concert projects. He recently lit the Royal Opera House world premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Coraline and the award winning West End production of Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
His opera work includes Bernard Herrmann’s Wuthering Heights (Opéra National de Lorraine), Bernstein’s A Quiet Place (Opera Zuid), Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snowmaiden, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Rossini’s Cinderella/La Cenerentola, Verdi’s La traviata, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Britten’s Turn of the Screw and Errolyn Wallen’s Cautionary Tales (all Opera North); Elspeth Brooke The Commission, Francisco Coll’s Café Kafka, Søren Nils Eichberg’s Glare and Matt Rogers’s The Virtues of Things (all Royal Opera House); Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya (Royal Festival Hall); Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux (all Welsh National Opera) and Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer (Estonian National Opera).
His theatre work includes The Picture of Dorian Gray (UK Tour), Wilderness, Cost of Living, I and You (all Hampstead Theatre), The Strange Death of John Doe; No One Will Tell Me How to Start a Revolution and Kiss Me (all Hampstead Downstairs), The Lovely Bones (Birmingham Rep), Great Apes (Arcola), Nina (Young Vic/Unity Theatre), Til We Meet in England (Peckham Safehouse), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo), Some Mothers Do ‘Ave’ Em (UK tour), Truth and Reconciliation (Royal Court), Crocodiles (Royal Exchange), Much Ado About Nothing (Queen’s Hornchurch), and The Last Five Years (New Wolsey). He makes his Irish National Opera debut in Rossini’s Cinderalla/La Cenerentola.