Matthew Harrison is an actor and audition coach in addition to his stints as guest teacher and lecturer around the world. He started out in politics but quickly switched to the theater. From 1991 to 1995, he studied at New York's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse Theater School followed by work at the National Theater of the Performing Arts. He has extensive film and television credits, in addition to having directed many successful theater productions. Matthew developed a distinct and comprehensive technique and a professional philosophy that known today as the "Actor's Foundry".