Matthew Burns is a recent addition to the DanceLife Center Staff. Hailing from Sullivan, Mr. Matthew trained in tap, jazz, ballet and musical theatre, and trained in acting and improv with Marie Jagger Taylor for six years. He also trained in vocal, voice and speech and vocal performance for musical theatre and Italian opera. Matthew also attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. An avid performer, Mr. Matthew is a proficient director, having recently directed Sunday in the Park with George (2022), The Christmas Gnome (2021). Fall Follies: Pure Imagination (2021) and Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience (2021), among several others. At DanceLife, Mr. Matthew teaches our Jazz A, B and C levels - we are so excited to be welcoming Mr. Matthew to the DanceLife Center!