Matthew Briggs | Executive Producer & Artistic Director
Matthew Briggs is an Adelaide-based award-winning producer and director. He first began his career as a stage manager for Emily Steel’s award-winning plays, Sepia (2012) and Rocket Town (2013). He is currently the Executive Producer & Artistic Director of Under The Microscope.
For Under The Microscope, his credits include Scarred For Life by Josh Belperio(under the mentorship of Michael Griffiths & Amelia Ryan), Louise & Sally on Tin Pan Alley by Louise Page OAM & Sally Greenaway, Mental As Everything by Damon Smith & Adam Coad, and 30,000 Notes by Josh Belperio (under the mentorship of Carl Crossin OAM & Emily Steel). Other producing credits include Dear Malcolm Turnbull by Josh Belperio, which received over 200,000 views on social media and raised over $3,000 for QLife, a free and anonymous national phone and web chat counselling service for LGBTQI+ people.
Awards include a weekly Adelaide Fringe Best Cabaret Award (2018), a weekly Adelaide Fringe John Chataway Innovation Award (2019), an Adelaide Fringe Holden Street Theatres Award (2019), an Adelaide Fringe Best Emerging Producer Award, presented by MILKE (2019), an Adelaide Fringe Adelaide Festival Centre inSPACE Development Award (2019), and an Adelaide Theatre Guide Best Cabaret Award (2019).
Other than Matthew’s producing and directing credits, he currently works as a Research Associate in the field of Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics at the Future Industries Institute at the University of South Australia.