Matt Landers started acting in Kindergarten singing "Hang Down Your Head Tom Dooley." He went on to star as the shortest George Washington ever in the 4th grade. In the 6th grade he wrote an adaptation of "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and starred as the Devil. I high school he interpreted Spike Jones' "Cocktails for Two." In the summers of his junior and senior years he acted in musicals at the Surflight Summer Theater in Beach Haven, New Jersey.