Matt Torney joined Theatrical Outfit in July of 2020. Originally from Belfast, Matt worked as a freelance director in Ireland before moving to the US in 2006 to complete an MFA in directing at Columbia University. He has directed extensively in New York, regionally in the US, and internationally, and his work has been nominated for numerous awards. Before coming to TO, Matt served as Associate Artistic Director at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC for six years. His recent work includes Doubt by John Patrick Shanley (nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards), If I Forget by Steven Levenson (nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards), MotherStruck! by Staceyann Chin (nominated for two Helen Hayes Awards), Translations by Brian Friel, The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, and a ballet based on The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock for Chamber Dance Co. Matt also has significant experience as an art director for TV and Film.