Matthew Blake trained at East 15 in Contemporary Theatre Practice under Brian Astbury. He splits his workload equally between performing, directing and writing. He regularly works as an associate director for Punchdrunk, making award-winning, site sympathetic, immersive experiences all over the globe. He devised and performed as Alexander Keith in Seiriol Davies’ sellout show How To Win Against History at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, UK tour and London’s Young Vic.
Recent work includes: Double Vision with Gagglebabble and Wales Millennium Centre (director); The Third Day Live Event with HBO / Punchdrunk (associate director); The Oracles with Punchdrunk (director, writer, game designer). He is the “Matt” half of comedy duo Kat & Matt. He is in a girl band called Heart & Soul and regularly hosts a cabaret night called One Legged Dog as the wonderful but not so famous Jan McDonald, sister of the wonderful and very famous Jane McDonald