Matthew Dailey is a New York City based director and choreographer specializing in cutting edge immersive and variety-based performances. Currently, Matthew is the Co-Director and Associate Producer (with Anya Sapozhnikova, Co-Founder Of House Of Yes) of “The Devouring - The Marriage Of Heaven and Hell” presented by House Of Yes at Paradise Club in Ian Schrager’s Edition Hotel in Times Square. The Devouring was described by the New York Times as “somewhere between Cirque du Soleil and a Super Bowl halftime show, reimagined by Twyla Tharp”
Matthew was the Associate Director and Associate Producer at the iconic nightclub-cabaret The Box from 2013 to 2019, where he mounted an new original show every week of the year. Matthew has conceived and directed shows at the Box's New York and London venues and in pop up locations around the world.
Other notable achievements include directing and choreographing high-profile shows and events for Refinery 29 (New Fronts 2016, 2017 and 2018), Barney's New York, Broadway Cares, London Fashion Week, Dixon Place Theater, Joe’s Pub, Fashion Night Out, The Highline Ballroom and The Out NYC. Matthew has collaborated with Jermaine Brown, Baz Luhrmann, Will.i.am, Amanda Lepore, Josh Young, The Ones, Joey Arias, Ladyfag, Nomi Ruiz and Justin Vivian Bond.
From 2008 through 2012, he was the in-house production manager and choreographer for the independent record label Peace Bisquit Music where he specialized in artist management, A&R, web management, brand management, and social media marketing.
As a performer, Matthew was a company member of Dusan Tynek Dance Theater (declared “One of the top 5 NYC dance highlights of the year” by the New York Times), Rindfliesch, Palissimo, and the Daisy Spurs. Originally from Toronto Canada and a graduate of Ryerson University (BFA Dance), George Brown Theatre School (3 year Classical Acting Conservatory). Matthew has taught dance and theater throughout the United States, Russia and Canada.
Refinery29 - Newfronts 2108
CHOREOGRAPHY AND DIRECTION REEL
"BRING ON THE MEN"
Broadway Cares / Broadway Backwards
Palace Theatre, 2013
AMANDA LEPORE "I...AMANDA LEPORE"
Director, Choreographer, Associate Producer
The Highline Ballroom, 2011
THE ONES "FACE AND BODY"
Creative Director, Choreographer, Producer.
THE ONES "Let's Celebrate With The Ones"
Director, Choreographer, Producer
Dixon Place 2010
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