Theater Faculty - Matthew Shepard Smith
Matthew Shepard Smith has appeared on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and opposite Donna Murphy and later Brooke Shields in Wonderful Town. He has toured the United States and Canada in Les Miserables and The Scarlet Pimpernel, and has performed throughout Europe in the title role of Maury Yeston's Phantom. He starred as Dr. Peterson in the original Off Broadway production of Sessions by Alan Tapper. Matthew has many New York area and regional credits, but a major highlight was when he appeared in the highly successful Sondheim Celebration at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as The Soldier and Alex in Sunday In The Park With George starring Raul Esparza and Melissa Errico. He has also been seen numerous times on "The Guiding Light" on CBS and has soloed with many orchestras throughout the USA, Canada and Europe.