Articles by: matt.backer

Matthew graduated from the University of QLD with a Bachelor of Journalism degree in 2005, later completing his cadetship on The Fraser Coast Chronicle newspaper in 2006. Matthew went on to graduate from NIDA with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art Acting in 2010. Upon graduating, he appeared in Private View which toured to Melbourne's Theatre Works in early 2011. Matthew’s main stage debut was playing Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys throughout 2011. He’ll next be seen in the new Aussie app series, Surry, set to go live in early 2012.

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Sydney to get sexed up

Sydney to get sexed up

The Sydney theatre scene is about to get a whole lot sexier…and pinker. Direct from a hugely successful Melbourne season, director Stephen Nicolazzo’s production of sex.violence.blood.gore will play five shows only next month. “Transporting it into The Old Fitz theatre will continue to support the underground nature of the work…

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One Lucky Fox: Bobby Fox releases EP

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Call it luck of the Irish, but multi-talented performer Bobby Fox is clearly on a winning streak. He answers his phone for a quick chat whilst on a break, in his trailer no less, from shooting a regular role in Channel Nine’s new series, House Husbands. “I love being able…

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Angus’ netball opera goal attacked

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When it comes to strange bedfellows, writer Angus Grant’s combination of opera and netball might just take the cake. The two may at first sound like a strange fit, but Angus said they mesh surprisingly well in his new full-length musical comedy, Contact!, set to open in Melbourne this month.…

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