Matthew Fairlee

Actor. Singer. Dancer. Pianist.


Matthew Fairlee

Actor. Singer. Dancer. Pianist.


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Summer/Fall 2019—Aboard the Norwegian BREAKAWAY

Join Matt on the high seas! From May 19 to November 3, 2019, catch him onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line Breakaway as Franz in ROCK OF AGES.



Born and raised in Los Angeles, Matthew (Matt) Fairlee is a New York City-based performer. He has appeared in professional theatrical productions from coast to coast, including the recent Off-Broadway show MEDICINE THE MUSICAL. Currently, Matt is playing Franz in ROCK OF AGES aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line Breakaway through November 3, 2019.

Also Off-Broadway, Matt played Dromio of Syracuse in THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE at the Lion Theatre on NYC's Theatre Row, earning rave reviews and performing alongside his twin brother Ian. Prior to that, he was in the national tour of JUNIE B'S ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL and starred in the regional premiere of MY VAUDEVILLE MAN at The Millbrook Playhouse.

Matt has appeared on TV (Cougartown) and in promotional spots (CinĂ©polis USA, CHEST Hunter College). A proud graduate of the BFA Musical Theatre program at Rider University in New Jersey, he is an Equity Membership Candidate (EMC) for the Actors' Equity Association (AEA) and he is SAG-AFTRA eligible.  

An accomplished pianist, Matt has worked as an assistant music director and pit musician for live theatrical productions, and as a strolling entertainer at the world-famous Universal Studios Hollywood theme park.

In addition to his BFA, Matt holds a BA in Arts Administration from Rider. Previously, he interned in the Beverly Hills offices of a major film studio and worked on the Times Square promotions team for the hit Off-Broadway play SHEAR MADNESS, as well as for audience services company TodayTix. He is a member of the Monologue Concierge team for author and college audition coach Mary Anna Dennard. 

When he isn't performing, Matt enjoys creative people, dogs and iced coffee.

Banner Photo: Matthew in SPRING AWAKENING (Moritz), Rider University
Headshot: Michael Kushner Photography