When not working for York University at Glendon Theatre, Mat can be found freelancing as a PM and LD. He is a graduate of John Abbott College and Ryerson University and is the acting PM/TD for the Ashkenaz Festival
, a biannual celebration of Jewish cultural diversity including music, theatre, dance, film, art and artists from around the world. Currently he is learning to hand carve wooden spoons. He also likes old cars, bikes, books and whiskies.