Matt Pardo, Matt Pardo holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2016) and an advanced honors B.F.A from the University at Buffalo (2007). He has danced for the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, Groundworks Dance Theater, RG Dance Projects, and the River North Chicago Dance Company (apprentice). He was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Dancers in the World for 2010-2011”, one of only 10 Americans, by Dance Europe Magazine. Teaching and choreographic credits include Skidmore College, Broadway Dance Center, Slippery Rock University, Universidad de Las Americas Puebla, the University at Buffalo, Centre National de Danse, and Point Park University to name a few. In 2011, Matt joined the Lucinda Childs Dance Company and now teaches company class for LCDC while on tour. His opera credits include the world tour of the Olivier award-winning Philip Glass opera Einstein on the Beach and performances with the Pittsburgh Opera in the Daughter of the Regiment, directed and choreographed by Séan Curran. He is also a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Union. (matt-pardo.com)