Matthew Newcombe

BA Production Arts


Matthew is specialising in stage management during his final yeat at BOVTS, with a strong interest in musicals.  Matthew has completed work experience on several touring musicals including Joseph, Heathers, Beauty & The Beast, Sister Act and The Cher Show.  He is completing his work placement on the UK tour of 42nd Street.

Professional credits include Technical Assistant Stage Manager on Sleeping Beauty at The Theatre Royal Plymouth.  Assistant Stage Manager (cover) on Wonder Boy at The Bristol Old Vic.  Assistant Stage Manager (cover) on Dick Whittington at The New Wimbledon Theatre.  Technical Assistant Stage Manager on Snow White at Swansea Grand Theatre.

Credits at BOVTS include Deputy Stage Manager on Henry V in the Weston Studio.  Stage Manager on This House at The Tobacco Factory Theatres.  Deputy Stage Manager on Robin Hood & Marian at The Redgrave Theatre.  Stage Manager on Great Expectations, West Country Tour.

N'Dea in Henry VI
In just one year the MFA programme has given me the confidence in my artistry and the tools to work professionally that I lacked prior to my training. N'Dea Miles, MFA Professional Acting Student