Matthew Humphreys

Lecturer, BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials

Television Script Analysis, On-Camera Emotional Extremes- BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials

mhumphreys@pace.edu

Matthew Humphreys - an actor of stage and screen, has been working with PPA's FTVC program for the past two years. He continues to audition regularly for film/tv and the stage while juggling two young children at home. Matthew works passionately with the literacy program, Young Storytellers Foundation, a one on one mentoring program that pairs working arts professionals with 5th graders to write their own short screenplay. He is also a proud member of the Actors Center, an exclusive acting collective in NYC for working actors to hone their craft and nurture their community. His most recent acting credits include guest spots on "Allegience" and "Blue Bloods" and a recurring role on the Amazon political satire show, "Alpha House" with John Goodman. He  starred in "Bar Karma", Current TV's experiment in scripted television where the audience decided the fate of the show's primary storyline. Having relocated to New York from Los Angeles a few years ago, Matthew misses his west coast life. There he starred in South Coast Rep's World Premiere of Lauren Gunderson's "Emile" as well as workshops of Bill Cain's "How to Write a New Book for the Bible" and Itamar Moses' "Completeness". Other TV credits include: a recurring role on "Big Love", and Guest Starring roles on "Elementary", "Person of Interest", "Medium", "Journeyman", "The Protector", "The Forgotten", "Burn Notice", "Numb3rs", and "Supernatural". Films include "Obsessed", "The Immigrant", "Chapter 27", The Good Shepherd", and "Altamont Now". Some theater includes: "The Vertical Hour" with Julianne Moore and Bill Nighy(Broadway); Itamar Moses' "Outrage"(Wilma Theater), "The Seventh Monarch"(Acorn Theater/42nd St), "Man is Man"(Prospect Theater), "The Blue Room"(Hangar Theater), "It Pays to Advertise"(Yale Rep), and "You've Never Done Anything Unforgivable" a one man show he co-created with friend and director Brendan Hughes at the Yale Cabaret. The show went on to have a production with the NY Fringe Festival and one person show festivals around the city.BFA: Emerson College. LAMDA: Graduate Certificate. MFA: Yale School of Drama.