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Matt Lyle
mattdlyle@yahoo.com
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Directing Experience  
ALMOST, MAINE by John Cariani (reading) New Leaf Theatre
THE BOXER by Matt Lyle Collin Theater Center
TALES OF A FOURTH GRADE NOTHING by Judy Blume  Dallas Children’s Theater
THE BOXER by Matt Lyle Bootstraps Comedy Theater
THE BOOK OF LIZ by David and Amy Sedaris   Bootstraps Comedy Theater
DWARF TOSSING by Jack Heifner   Bootstraps Comedy Theater
DEALER’S CHOICE by Patrick Marber  Theatre Quorum
TAB A, SLOT B by Matt Lyle   Bootstraps Comedy Theater
BREAST MEN by Bill Bozzone & Joe DiPietro  Bootstraps Comedy Theater
RICARDO RICARDO: A-GO GO A-SOLO   Bootstraps Comedy Theater
WASP by Steve Martin  Bootstraps Comedy Theater
RICARDO RICARO AND HIS GREEN CARD GANG    Bootstraps Comedy Theater
MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON’S by Sam Bobrick Mesquite Community Theatre
DEAD MAN’S APARTMENT by Edward Allan Baker Stephen F. Austin
AmericanSaint by Adam Lefevre   Stephen F. Austin
THE LOTTERY Stephen F. Austin
LONG LIVE CHRISTMAS! Stephen F. Austin
   
Playwriting  
HELLO HUMAN FEMALE Audacity Theatre Lab
KNOW NO Pegasus Theatre
THE BOXER (a silent film for the stage)   Bootstraps Comedy Theater
SUNNY AND EDDIE SITTING IN A TREE Bootstraps Comedy Theater
TAB A, SLOT B: A NEW AGE SEXIOLOGY  Bootstraps Comedy Theater
RICARDO RICARDO…    Bootstraps Comedy Theater
DEAR ARISTOTLE,  Texarkana College

Acting Experience  
Dubois THE MISANTHROPE Dallas Theater Center
Various 365 DAYS, 365 PLAYS Dallas Theater Center
Gusman EVERY TRICK IN THE BOOK Classical Acting Company
Stanley DEATH OF A SALESMAN Classical Acting Company
Eddie SUNNY AND EDDIE... Bootstraps Comedy Theater
Various THE ADVENTURES OF BIG BREASTED WOMAN Project X
Derik DWARF TOSSING Bootstraps Comedy Theater
Tad TAB A, SLOT B: A New Age Sexiology Bootstraps Comedy Theater
Blissful SNOW WHITE Theatre Britain
Gene BREAST MEN Bootstraps Comedy Theater
Gordon A MYSTERIOUS WAY Second Thought Theater
Assistant BOBBY GOULD IN HELL Second Thought Theater
Patsy Cline HOOT OWL HOOTENANY Kathy Burks Puppets
Myron SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL Dallas Children's Theater
Narrator MS. NELSON IS BACK Dallas Children's Theater
Ed Wood, Eros PLAN 9B FROM OUTER SPACE Texas Radio Theater
Laurens HANS BRINKER Dallas Children's Theater
Dr. Wally MARVIN'S ROOM Texarkana Repertory
Mike Talman WAIT UNTIL DARK Texarkana Repertory

Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre / Directing
            Suma Cum Laude Graduate - Top in Class with 4.0 Cumulative GPA
            (Received the OUTSTANDING THEATRE GRADUATE AWARD)
            Stephen F. Austin            Nacogdoches, TX

Associate of Fine Arts in Theatre - Magna Cum Laude Graduate
            Texarkana College            Texarkana, TX

Awards
- Column Awards / Best Director and Best New Work for THE BOXER
-Best Dallas Playwright / Dallas Observer Best of Dallas 2007
-Best Small Theater Company / (Bootstraps) Dallas Observer Best of Dallas 2007
-Best New Play (THE BOXER) / DFW Theater Critics Forum Award
-Top 10 Production of 2006 (SUNNY AND EDDIE SITTING IN A TREE) / Dallas Morning News
-Top 10 Production of 2007 (THE BOXER) / Dallas Observer, Dallas Voice
-Best Comedy of 2007 (THE BOXER) / Pegasus News
-Top 25 Production of 2007 (THE BOXER) / Dallas Morning News
-Outstanding Theater Graduate - Stephen F. Austin

References
Robyn Flatt / Executive Artistic Director / Dallas Children’s Theater
214-978-0110 / robyn.flatt@dct.org

Emily Gray / Former Artistic Director / Classical Acting Company
214-505-0155 / egray0724@gmail.com

David Fisher / Assistant Director / City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs
214-670-4076 / david.fisher@dallascityhall.com

Randel Wright / Resident Scenic Designer / Dallas Children’s Theater
214-978-0110 / randel.wright@dct.org