Matthew Buttrey

Teaching Assistant

Matthew Buttrey is a first year Scene Design student from Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He graduated with a BFA in Theatre: Design & Technology from Southeast Missouri State University with a focus on Scenic Design. Prior to completing his undergraduate studies, Matthew began figure skating at age seven competing nationally from 1991-1995. He toured globally as a Principal Performer and Performance Director with Disney On Ice for 16 years. Matthew is excited to continue his passion of Scenic Design at the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Scenic Design Credits: Almost Maine, Macbeth, Daisy Pulls It Off, Allelia al Ballo, Amahl and the Night Visitors (Southeast Missouri State University), Macbeth, Waiting in the Wings, The 39 Steps, The Laramie Project, The Secret Garden and The Children’s Hour (Stagedoor Manor).

Costume Design Credits: Seussical the Musical, (Southeast Missouri Summer Arts Festival).