MATTHEW RYAN’s work includes: Danny Fisher (Queensland Theatre 2015 as Brisbane), Kelly (Queensland Theatre National Australian Tour 2015/Queensland Theatre 2012), The Harbinger co-written with David Morton (Critical Stages National Australian Tour 2014/Dead Puppet Society/La Boite Theatre Company 2012), Boy Girl Wall co-written with Lucas Stibbard (The Escapists/Melbourne Theatre Company 2012/Critical Stages Australian National Tour 2012/La Boite Theatre Company 2011/Hothouse Theatre 2011/Adelaide Fringe 2010/Metro Arts 2010), Summer Wonderland (La Boite Theatre Company 2007) and Chasing The Whale (La Boite Theatre Company 2005 as The Dance of Jeremiah). Matthew has developed a series of works for young performers through Backbone Youth Arts called Plays From The Top Of The Stairs.

Matthew received Queensland Theatre’s George Landen Dann Award for Chasing The Whale in 2000 (as The Dance Of Jeremiah). He received Matilda Awards for Best Independent Production for Boy Girl Wall in 2011 and Best New Australian Work for Danny Fisher in 2016 (as Brisbane).