Matthew Evans

Matthew runs Gameshow with Matt.

Beyond Gameshow, Matthew directs That Night Follows Day by Tim Etchells for Forced Entertainment internationally (Lithuania, Ireland, United Arab Emirates). Other credits include The Absolute Truth About Absolutely Everything by Olly Hawes at Camden People’s Theatre, Aid Memoir for Duck Egg Theatre at Pleasance/City University and An African In The Snow at Pleasance/RADA Festival.

He works regularly with Katie Mitchell – as staff director at National Theatre, associate director at Hampstead Theatre and Young Vic, Troubleshooter on La Maladie De La Mort at Bouffes du Nord/Barbican/international tour, assistant director on Trauernacht on tour from Festival D’Aix-en-Provence, programming Young Stückemarkt/Theatertreffen 2014 in Berlin. He has also assisted Simon McBurney, Thea Sharrock and Bijan Sheibani at National Theatre, Festival D’Avignon, Young Vic and on tour.

Matthew trained at the National Theatre Studio and for a year with Living Pictures. He has hosted the Young Vic’s work-in-progress night Freshworks since 2009. He has been an assessor for Total Theatre Awards in Edinburgh and Off West End Awards in London.

Matthew works regularly with young people and other non-professionals across the country for Gameshow, National Theatre, LIFT, Cycle Confident, Pret Foundation, Faith & Belief Forum and Cardboard Citizens.

Awards include JMK Directors Award, Live Lab Award, People’s Theatre Award and a Jerwood Arts bursary.