Born and raised in Perth Western Australia, Matthew Marshall is a graduate from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2001. Matt spends his time as an International Man of Mystery with no fixed address, working on productions throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA.
Matt has been nominated for his work twice by The Helpmann Awards for Best Lighting Design (2012, 2017) and has received nominations for Best Lighting Design from the Australian Production Design Guild.
Recent works include Tchaikovsky (Tulsa Ballet), Club Swizzle (Roundhouse London), American Idiot (Shake & Stir/QPAC), VELVET (2017 Australian/NZ Tour & Norwegian Cruise Lines Jewel & Breakaway), Band of Magicians (Tropicana Casino Las Vegas) and Billy Elliot (Auckland Theatre Company).
Matthew’s opera credits include La bohème (Opera Australia), Iphigenie En Tauride, Bajazet, Armida, & Rameau Triple Bill (Pinchgut Opera), Cinderella, The Barber of Seville (Seattle Opera, Opera Queensland), La Cenerentola (New Zealand Opera, Royal Swedish Opera, San Diego Opera), Carmen (New Zealand Opera, Oper Leipzig, WA Opera), Götterdämmerung, St Mathew Passion, A Flowering Tree and Candide (Perth International Arts Festival).