Matt Young

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer,… more

Queensland, Australia
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Physical Attributes

Height:
185 cm / 6ft 1in
Weight:
100 kg / 220 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
109 cm / 43 in
Skin color:
Olive
Waist:
83 cm / 33 in
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Grey
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Bald

Credits & experience

2016
  • Kim Farrant : Raw Truth
2015
  • Kurt Koehler : The Actor Preps
  • Sydney Dance Company : Broadway Jazz
1994
  • New York University : Tisch

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Fortitude Talent


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York

Union memberships
  • Equity
  • MEAA

TELEVISION:

Pearl in Paradise Principal Hallmark Channel, The Cartel
-dir, Gary Yates
A Summer to Remember Principal Hallmark Channel, The Cartel
-dir, Martin Wood
Wrecked (Ep 2.07) Co-star TBS, Ninth Floor Productions
"Cruise-ifornication" -dir, Emile Levisetti
The Pacific Co-star HBO
(Part 2: Basilone) -dir, David Nutter
Captain Cook: Series Regular PBS, ABC Australia, History
Obsession and Discovery Channel (Canada/UK), etc.
Captain Cook: The Man Series Regular BBC
Behind the Legend
Atlas: 4D Hawaii Featured Discovery Channel
Comedy, Inc. Co-star Crackerjack Productions (Aus)

FILM:

The Other Side of Heaven 2 Supporting Mitch Davis, dir.
XYXY (Short) Lead Weiyang Li, dir.
Gayby Baby (Documentary) Supporting Maya Newell, dir.
Pool Boys (Short) Lead James Wilkinson, dir
Mermaid and the City (Short) Principal Ivy Mak, dir.
Souvenir (Feature) Principal Dave Crossley, dir.
The Tomb (Short) Supporting Jonathon Neil Dixon, dir.


AUSTRALIAN THEATRE:

Yank! Sarge/Scarlett Understudy Productions (Brisbane)
Goodbye Miss Monroe Jack Cole Dance Atlas
Enron Jeffrey Skilling New Theatre
Butterflies Are Free Ralph LHE Productions
Three Winters Green Joseph LHE Productions
The Boys in the Band Michael New Theatre
Back From Front Viet Nam Soldier Carriageworks
The Producers Blind Violinist, Scott GFO/SEL
-Original Australian Cast Donald Dinsmore, -dir, Susan Stroman
Prison Guard

COMMERCIALS: Conflicts available upon request.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modelling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Have done runway whilst a dancer on Saga Cruise line.

Music

Vocal ability

Classically trained


Vocal range

Baritone


Rapping ability

Beginner


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Audra Mcdonald, Queen, Emma Pask, Frank Sinatra

Professional singer in Broadway musicals and cabaret clubs. Former professional trombone player (last employed 1994).

TV & Reality

Starred as Captain Cook in documentary drama Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery. Have appeared on talk shows, concerts, etc in my role in musicals in Australia. Also, credited role in Emmy Award winning, The Pacific (HBO).

Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Teaching or Choreography ability

Expert


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Disco
  • Jazz
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tap

Broadway level dancer. Australian Broadway productions of Annie, The Producers, plus more. Professional contemporary and comtemporary ballet with One Extra, Performance Space, Bondi Ballet, and Washington Square Dance Company. Choreographer for dance, stage, and tv.

Film & Stage Crew

Background in A Beautiful Mind, K Pax, Kate and Leopold, Marci X, etc. Lead and supporting in shorts and indy features including Mermaid in the City, Souvenir, The Tomb, and currently Gayby Baby. Stand-in on TBS's Wrecked and upcoming feature Adrift.
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