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Matthew Vincent Taylor is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City's East Village. He attended New York University: Tisch School of the Arts on a full academic scholarship, and received his BFA in Dance, May 2018. Matthew Vincent is so proud to be a member of The Forest of Arden Company. Matthew has collaborated with and performed work by creators like Crystal Pite (Kidd Pivot), Josh Prince (Dance Lab New York), Mandy Moore (SYTYCD), MADBOOTS  dance, Warren Carlyle (Astaire Awards), Whitney Browne, Dfernando Zaremba; these collaborations gave Matthew the honor of performing on world renown stages like Carnegie Hall,  New York City Center,  Radio City Music Hall, The Joyce Theater, Jack Crystal Theater, NYU Skirball Center, and Paper Mill Playhouse. Matthew also studied and interned at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He continues to study the art of the f.art joke in everyday life.

 

Matthew Vincent is excited by the possibilities he's discovered at the intersection of movement, comedy, and new media. He hopes to continue using his intuitive procedure of problem-solving across mediums. 

Artist Statement:

My artistic process revolves around my intuitive fascination with messes. An unspoken, untranslatable pull, to help everything find where it needs to go— to find harmony. I’ve yet to find a more satisfying feeling than the  l i t e r a l  bliss of everything finding its place— order. I constantly feel the desire for both, new opportunities presented by a mess, and the clarity of mind that comes with order. I often find myself contending with the paradox puzzle that is humanity. I try to reveal the struggle for balance as an individual, a student, a leader, a comrade, a friend, a brother, a son, and a partner. As an interdisciplinary artist, my compiled experiences as a dancer, singer, actor, photographer, video, editor, choreographer, comedian, and writer have shown countless parallels and intersections between each individual medium’s process, completed structure, and life’s innate processes. Each discipline provides structure for an individual’s mind to intuitively manifest in. Ultimately, revealing the profound universality of humanity’s appetite for authentic artistic reflections.

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Samba Incognito

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