Matt Hoverman’s plays include "Who You See Here" (headed for Broadway: Nelle Nugent, producer; Christopher Ashley, director), "In Transit" (2006 FringeNYC Best Playwriting Award), "The Student" (2009 Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival Winner), "The Audience" (co-book writer, 2005 Drama Desk Best New Musical Award Nominee), "Christmas Shorts" (Naked Angels, SoHo Playhouse, Bricks Theatre, Maples Rep - published by Samuel French), "Searching for God in Suburbia" (Huntington Theatre’s Breaking Ground New Play Reading Festival, Axial Theatre, The Acting Company) and "The Glint" (Berkshire Playwrights Lab). A four-time finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award, Matt was also a 2008 Edward Albee Foundation Fellow. As a screenwriter, he has been commissioned to write multiple screenplays for Garage Films (including "The Advantage of Truth"), and is a 2-time winner of the Edelman Studios Pitch Club Award. As an actor: Yale Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, The Acting Company and many cartoons such as Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Also NYC’s premier solo show coach, Matt’s students include winners of the 2005, 2009 & 2010 FringeNYC Best Solo Show Awards, the 2008 FringeNYC Best Actress Award and more. Brown University, BA in Playwriting; UCSD, MFA in Acting.