B.A. Art History / Physics, Colgate University
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Matt Brogan brings a variety of skills to both project management and design. Matt is also an award-winning scenic designer and was named one of NYTheatre.com’s ‘People of the Year’ in 2010.
Matt’s projects include a new 2,500-seat George S. And Dolores Doré Eccles Theater in downtown Salt Lake City with Pelli Clark Pelli Architects. He is also applying his opera experience on the design of a new 600-seat, multi-tiered opera hall for the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. Recently completed projects include the new BLUEBARN Theatre in Omaha, NE, the new Performing Arts Center at SUNY Potsdam, the new SUNY Purchase Center for Integrated Technology Learning, and the renovation of the Waterman Theatre at SUNY Oswego (Phase I of a master plan for the facility).
Prior to joining FDA, Matt worked as a project manager for another theatre consulting firm; his projects included Greenwich High School, Temple University, Packard Music Hall, and Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University.
Matt studied scenic design with Marjorie Bradley Kellogg and later worked as an assistant to Tony Award-winner David Gallo. He continues to design for both theatre and film. In 2011, Matt was nominated for a NY Innovative Theatre Award (‘Balm in Gilead’ T. Schreiber Studio).
Matt also works with the Metropolitan Opera Guild, where he developed a pilot program in production design. He regularly teaches workshops in New York City schools for both students and professional development.
Matt received his B.A. in Art History with a Physics minor from Colgate University and has completed additional coursework in architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design.