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Matt Flint

BIOGRAPHY

Matt choreographs for Film, TV & Theatre. Recent credits include: All Stars 3D (Vertigo Films), Strictly Come Dancing (BBC), 42nd Street Gala (London Palladium), Darling Of The Day (Union Theatre), Legally Blonde (Arts Ed), ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ USA Season 8 Finale (FOX), Let’s Dance for Comic Relief (Series 3 Winner, BBC1).

He has appeared in 10 West End Shows including: Dance Captain in Dirty Dancing (Aldwych), Guys And Dolls (Piccadilly), On The Town (London Coliseum), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Shaftesbury), Contact (Queens) and spent time traveling the world with Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker & Highland Fling (USA, Asia, Australia).

In recent years he has primarily worked in TV & Film. Credits include: Beyond The Sea (Dir. Kevin Spacey, Lions Gate Films). ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Winner Season 2 (BBC1), BBC Proms, Broadway Gala (Royal Albert Hall), Royal Variety Performance (ITV), Tap Jam (Shanghai).

Also, Matt works as a Presenter. Recent credits include: Olympic Men’s Football & Rhythmic Gymnastics, Wembley (Both for London 2012) & Main Stage Host at ‘Move It!’ 2013 (London Olympia).

He has spent the last 10 years teaching at most of London’s top Performing Arts College’s including Laine Theatre Arts, London Studio Centre and Arts Educational as well as traveling to different schools across the UK.

Matt is also the Creative Director of Happy Feet Productions and is the Co-Creator of ‘Can You Dance?’ A nationwide competition aimed at discovering the UK’s best dance talent.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Winner of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Series 2 (UK)

Winner of ‘Let’s Dance For Comic Relief’ (BBC, 2011)

Recipient of a ‘Carl Alan Award’ (2012)

 

FIRST THING THAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU SAY “CAPEZIO”

‘Leotard’ - when I was younger my dance teacher made me wear a Capezio Leotard! Even though it wasn’t the most ideal first costume for a male, it felt good!!

 

FAVORITE CAPEZIO ITEM 

K360 Taps - without a doubt.

 

BIGGEST PIECE OF ADVICE FOR OTHER DANCERS  

Always remember that ‘Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard’.. Never stop wanting to learn & experience new styles.

 

UNUSUAL FACT/LOVE/HABIT/GOAL/ABILITY THAT PEOPLE MIGHT NOT KNOW 

I have webbed toes :)

 

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