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Matthew Rossi


Matthew Rossi (he/him) is a Toronto based actor, singer, writer, and musician. Classically trained, Matthew was one of fourteen students to graduate from the Acting Conservatory at York University. During his time at York University, Matthew had the pleasure to work with professors that hold such knowledge in this craft, such as Eric Armstrong, Gwenyth Dobie, Paul Lampert, Laurel Paetz, Erika Batdorf, Ines Buchli, Allyson McMackon, and Mark Wilson. It is there that he had the opportunity to study Shakespeare, Restoration, Uta Hagen, Mask, Improvisation, IPA, The Alexander Technique, The Batdorf technique, River and Source Work and many more.  

While at York, Matthew was given the opportunity to play a variety of different characters on stage including, Claudio in Measure for Measure, Fainall in The Way of The World, and Joe in Waiting For Lefty. Matthew’s experience also expands beyond York into Musical Theatre, in roles such as Conrad Birdie (Bye Bye Birdie), Inspector Hans Kemp (Young Frankenstein), and Baron Von Trap (The Sound of Music). Matthew also has experience in voice over work, taking part in an award winning exhibit, Into the Light, at the University of Guelph, which received the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation.  

Since graduation, Matthew has worked on multiple film and television projects, some of which includes: Boyfriends of Christmas Past (Hallmark, 2021) and A Time to Kill (Investigation Discovery, 2021). This past October, Matthew also had the privilege to act, write, and compose the score for a short film titled, The News Room (2023), which was chosen as one of nine films to premiere at the Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival by Workman Arts.  

Alongside acting, Matthew’s other passions include, creating music and writing scripts. In the last six years, Matthew has written, recorded, and released two EP’s and multiple singles. Matthew is a trained vocalist and is self taught in both piano and guitar. Having written and performed two one-act plays (The State of Dreaming and The Divine Killer), Matthew is currently working on two sitcom pilots, one film screenplay, and has a completed pilot script under his belt.  

Currently, Matthew can be seen portraying the role of Paul Billings in Tom Smith’s screwball-comedy, Drinking Habits, at the Whitby Courthouse theatre.  

Matthew is ready and eager to dive into the industry and pursue the many different paths and opportunities this career has to offer.