Matthew Backer

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Gender
Male
Age Range
27 - 35
Height
175cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Brisbane, International, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Skills
Actor, Corporate, Presenter, Voice Artist, Writer
Hair
Dark Brown, Black
Eye
Hazel, Blue / Green
Memberships
M.E.A.A

Agent

Acting Agent
Sophie Jermyn Management

Feature Photo
Matthew Backer
Feature Clip

Credits

2019

Television
Reporter
Home and Away
7 Network
David Gould
Short Film
Clark
Echo Pines
AFTRS
Stephanie Begg
Feature Film
Mitchell
This Time, Maybe
Lincoln Hall
Lincoln Hall
Feature Film
Casting Associate
Marley, Someone
Ildiko Susany
Television
Presenter
Play School
ABC
Television
Presenter
Play School Art Time
ABC

2018

Theatre
Edmond Halley
Nearer The Gods
Queensland Theatre
Sam Strong
Web Series
Daniel
The House
Goose Bridle Productions
Tim Brothers
Television
Presenter
Play School
ABC
Television
Daz
Dead Lucky
SBS
David Caesar

2017

Television
Presenter
Playschool
ABC
Theatre
Joshua/Gerry
Cloud Nine
Sydney Theatre Company
Kip Williams
Musical Theatre
Alan
Only Heaven Knows
Hayes Theatre
Shaun Rennie
Theatre
Various
Chimerica
Sydney Theatre Company
Kip Williams

2016

Theatre
Puck
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sydney Theatre Company
Kip Williams
Theatre
Edward Ridgeway
Switzerland
Queensland Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
Theatre
Liam
Ladies Day
Griffin Theatre Company
Darren Yap

2015

Television
Various
Fresh Blood
ABC
I'm With Stupid
Theatre
Marmaduke / Chorus
Orlando
Sydney Theatre Company
Sarah Goodes
Theatre
Alex
Kill the Messenger
Belvoir St Theatre
Anthea Williams
Theatre
Ariel
The Tempest
Bell Shakespeare
John Bell
Theatre
Douglas Macarthur / American GI / Aussie soldier / Robbie
Brisbane
Queensland Theatre Company
Iain Sinclair

2014

Short Film
Federico
Milk & Honey
Azure Productions
Andrea Demetriades and Louisa Mignone
Short Film
Teddy
Whispers Among Wolves
Soda Honey Films
Kevin Lim
Theatre
Dauphin, Nim, Westmoreland
Henry V
Bell Shakespeare
Damien Ryan
Online
Actor/Producer
Various Sketches
I'm With Stupid Sketch Comedy
Various

2013

Theatre
Various
Machinal
Sydney Theatre Co.
Imara Savage
Theatre
Tortoise
The Fox, The Tortoise, Where It All Began/24hr Play Project
Griffin Theatre Company
Susanna Dowling
Theatre
Brother
Uncanny Valley
Griffin Theatre Company
Lucas Jervies
Theatre
Posner
The History Boys
Sydney Opera House/Peach Theatre Company
Jesse Peach
Theatre
The Watch-Out Wizard
The Chaos Fairy & The Wizard
The Leapfrog Touring Co.
Darren Gilshenan
Television
Jim
Deadly Women 7
Beyond Productions
Katie Hides
Television
Host
History Hunters
Beyond Productions
Katie Hides

2012

Short Film
Benno
Chicom
AFTRS
Brendon McDonall
Short Film
Oil
Oiling Point
48hr Eco-Film Fest
Amy Wang
Theatre
He
Frenzy For Two
HotHouse Theatre
Rachel Baring
Theatre
Pierre
Mr Chicken Goes to Paris
Parade Theatre
Kellie Mackereth

2011

Theatre
Michael
Private View
Theatre Works St Kilda
Jeffrey Jay Fowler
Video
Mike
Origin Energy Safety Week
Realplay Media
Grant Dodwell
Musical Theatre
Frankie Valli
Jersey Boys
Dodger Theatricals/New Theatricals
Des McAnuff

Training

June - 2015
The Second City
Improv 1
Improvisational Comedy
June - 2015
Upright Citizen's Brigade
Improv 201
Improvisational Comedy
May - 2015
Upright Citizen's Brigade
Improv 101
Improvisational Comedy
2003 - 2005
UQ
Bachelor of Journalism
Journalism
2008 - 2010
NIDA
Bachelor of Dramatic Art Acting
Acting

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
8
Waist
78cm
Neck
40cm
Chest
98cm
Natural Accent
Australian
Ethnicity
Caucasian, European
Accents
American Standard, Australian, English
Hair Length
Short
Hair Style
Straight
Singing
Choir, Folk, Musical Theatre, Pop
Singing Range
Tenor
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Corporate, Presenter, Voice Artist, Writer

Media

Public Media
3:50
Public Media
0:23
Public Media
2:21

Photos


Notes

2016 BroadwayWorld Award Best Actor in a Play for Sydney Theatre Company's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' 2016 Matilda Award Best Actor in a Play for Queensland Theatre's 'Switzerland' 2017 Sydney Theatre Award Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Hayes Theatre Co's 'Only Heaven Knows' IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5517583/