Matthew Woodford


“This is an exciting time to be part of team Upswing. I look forward to the next stage of experimentation, discovery and storytelling.”

Matthew Woodford’s career has focused on championing new approaches to arts engagement. After studying European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College, Matthew started his own theatre company for young people, Intrepid Ensemble. Additionally, he has worked as a freelancer for the Old Vic Theatre, International Youth Arts Festival and returned back to his drama school to work with the Rose Bruford Youth Theatre.

Matthew discovered Upswing at Edinburgh Fringe in 2016. After falling in love with Bedtime Stories he was determined to join the team. Six months later in 2017 he came on board as Participation Associate.