Mathew’s career began when he was just 8 years old playing the role of Young Peter Allen in the world premiere production of The Boy From Oz.
Theatre Credits include:Moritz in ‘Spring Awakening for which he received 5* Reviews, “Matthew Waters gives an outstanding performance as a heavily eye-lined emo style Moritz – again vocally strong, his performance is as heartfelt as it is powerful.” Bass Wickersham in Seussical The Musical (West End) The Lover in Tommy In Concert (West End) Rolf in The Sound Of Music; The Boys In The Front Room; Gutter Press; The Pattie Shop Diaries; Cameron Mackintosh’s Oliver!; Rope; Young Patrick Dennis in Mame, directed by David Atkins for The Production Company
Television Credits include: The Spielberg/Hanks HBO production The Pacific; Darwin’s Brave New World; Spike in the award winning Snobs; Escape of the Artful Dodger; TroyIn Blue Water High; Bronson in two series of the Logie award winning Round The Twist, a role for which he still gets affectionately known and widely recognized for today; as well as numerous television commercials. Mathew is also the lead in music videos for Skism, Gregory Darling (Invitation) and also Lang Lang
Film credits include: Peter Pan; Men’s Group.
Mathew has just confirmed a lead role in 1666 The Great Fire of London (2013) and also ‘Own Worst Enemy‘ (Feature Film)
2016 saw the world premiere of RL Stines Goosebumps Alive, an immersive theatre piece at The Vaults Theatre
Own Worst Enemy2013
An independent British feature film by Philip Pugh
James & The Giant Peach2014
Mathew donned his tap shoes once again to play an all singing and dancing cockney centipede in Roald ahl's famous novel
The Jungle Book2014
Mathew's skills were again testd in this band new adaptation of The Jungle Book in which he played Akela
Mathew's first panto experience playing one half of the comedy duo PC Ping opposite Joe Morrow's PC Pong
Consider Yourself is soon to be a feature film about the life of Lionel Bart who famously wrote Oliver! The Musical. This was a featurette promo of the film
The Wizard of Oz2015
Another panto, this time a wonderful re-telling of the classic The Wizard of Oz in which Mathew player Rory/The Cowardly Lion
April saw Mathew playing one of his dream roles; 'Moritz' in 'Spring Awakening' the musical in Manchester. Spring Awakening won a wealth of Tony and olivier awards when it was first released.
Seussical The Musical - West End 2012 - 2013
At the Arts Theatre, West End December 2012 to January 2013. "The mischievous wicked Wickersham monkeys – Philip Scutt, Joe McCourt and Mathew Waters – are among the highlights of the show." ~Review
Tommy in Concert (West End)2012
Mathew's first West End appearance was as The Lover in the famous rock opera based on music by The Who. This played at The Prince Edward Theatre in the West End.
SKISM Experts (Music Video)2012
Mathew at the time of making this video was a hige fan of Skims and Skilrex so it was a prticular thrill, even better was the fact that Mathew bacame an animated/cartoon character in the video!
HBO mini series produced by Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks based upon the war in the pacific between the USA and Japan. Available on DVD
Snobs2002 - 2003
Award winning TV series with Mathew playing the lead role of Spike. SNOBS won the International Children's TV Award at the Chicago International TV awards
Peter Pan The Movie 2003
Mathew was personally selcted by PJ Hogan to appear in this feature film after he saw him in 'Oliver! The Musical' in Sydney. This $100 million dollar movie is still shown extensively on TV and Mathew continues to be recognised for this work. Available on DVD
Oliver! The Musical2002
In 2002 Mathew played 'The Artful Dodger' for Cameron Mackintosh. Mathew was offered a role in 'Peter Pan The Movie' after being seen by PJ Hogan in 'Oliver!' and so Mathew sadly Mathew couldn't complete the Australasian Tour of 'Oliver!'.
Round the Twist1999 - 2001
Bronson Twist in this world famous award winning TV show was mathew's breakthrough role. Round The Twist has been sold to more than 61 countries worldwide and still garners mathew a lot of attention in 2013. Available on DVD
The Boy From Oz world Premiere1998
Mathew's first professional acting job was he was just 8 years old. Based on the life of Australian singer/songwriter and Oscar winner Peter Allen. Available on CD
To the right you will find a selection of Mathew’s career highlights. Mathew’s career spans more than 16 years and there have been a diverse selction of roles, Mat is always looking for a new challenge and these are just a handful of the shows he has really enjoyed. A more complete CV is available here or you can view Mathew’s IMDb profile