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Matt Ford

Matt first started performing at the age of 7 when he performed in the ensemble of a local amateur dramatic performance of Oliver. After enjoying his time during the production he joined MAPA in January 2003.

During his time at MAPA he studied Tap, Jazz, Modern, Singing and Acting and also took part in many shows, his first being Top That and his last being Living The Dream.

Whilst at MAPA he took part in Leigh Operatic and Dramatic Society's production of Annie Get Your Gun where he made his Debut playing the part of Little Jake in 2005. He later went on to Join LODS as a fully fledged member in 2011.

In 2014 he took his training to the next level when he started at The Italia Conti Academy. This opened the door to several performing opportunities such as dancing on Ant and Dec Saturday Night Take Away, Dermot O'Leary's 24 Hour Danceathon, lead roles in Pantos up and down the country and several college productions; his last being the lead Eddie O'Grady in Made in Dagenham opposite another MAPA pupil Reanne Nash.

After graduating in July 2017 he went on to perform in a short TIE tour with Enact Solutions as a lead actor.

He is now embarking on his next adventure playing the role of Roger in Grease for Royal Caribbean on the Independence of the Seas.

He would like to thank all the staff at MAPA for there continuous support and giving him the foundation to his training and also a special thank you to Vanda for her ongoing support.

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