Matthew began his formal training with San Francisco Ballet School. During his time with the school, he performed in their annual Nutcracker and Student Showcase as well as a few other ballets with the San Francisco Ballet. Upon graduating from the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C., Matthew spent a few years abroad. He attended the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Returning home, he currently works as a freelance artist and recently has started choreographing. As a guest artist, Matthew has danced with many companies throughout the Bay Area.