Matthew Humphreys

Head of BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials

Acting, Script Analysis of Film, Script Analysis of TV

Matthew Humphreys - an actor of stage and screen, has been working with PPA's FTVC program since it’s inception in 2013. In addition to acting and teaching, 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 a proud member of the Actors Center, an exclusive acting collective in NYC for working actors to hone their craft and nurture their community. Matthew is a regular on the upcoming series, “HalfLife”, a limited series shot for NY Women in Film.  Some other recent television credits include a recurring role on “Billions” and guest spots on “Bull” and "Chicago Med." He also starred in "Bar Karma", Current TV's experiment in scripted television allowing the audience to steer the show's primary storyline. Matthew misses living in Southern California where 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 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 NY Fringe Festival and one person show festivals around NYC.  Additional TV credits include recurring roles on "Alpha House” and “Big Love", and Guest Starring roles on "Elementary", "Person of Interest", “Blue Bloods”, “Allegienace”, "Medium", "Journeyman", "The Protector", "The Forgotten", "Burn Notice" and "Supernatural". Films include "Obsessed", "The Immigrant", "Chapter 27", The Good Shepherd", and "Altamont Now".. BFA: Emerson College. LAMDA: Graduate Certificate. MFA: Yale School of Drama.