Matthew Prescott, born and raised in Idaho, graduated high school from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended the inaugural year of the Joffrey/New School University in New York City. In 2000, he joined the Joffrey Ballet for a number of years before setting out as a freelance artist.
Working as a freelancer, Mr Prescott has worked and performed with Donald Byrd's Spectrum Dance Theater, Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, Ballet NY, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Amanda Miller, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Alabama Ballet, Armitage Gone! Dance, BalletX, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Morphoses the Wheeldon Company, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Dominic Walsh Dance Theater.
Matthew was featured in Robert Altman's film "The Company." Matthew has choreographed works performed by Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Chamber Dance Project, the Joffrey Ballet School, BalletX, and for Misty Copeland for Prince’s Coming to America 2010 Madison Square Garden performances as well as the Vail International Dance Festival. Matthew recently made his Broadway debut as Older Billy as well as his position as Resident Choreographer on the national tour of Billy Elliot.
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