Matt Hawkins is a Chicago-based director, actor, fight choreographer and movement director. Awards: five Jeff Awards, sixteen nominations. Education: MFA (directing), The University of Iowa; BFA (acting), Southern Methodist University. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame, where he serves as Director of Musical Theatre and Creative Producer of the New Works Lab for the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre. He is married to actor/director/ documentarian Stacy Stoltz.