Matthew Tusa, born in Melbourne, Australia, studied at the Australian Ballet School and received his diploma in dance with distinction in 2000. From 2001 to 2014 he was a principal dancer and shaped his professional dance career with engagements at the Royal Swedish Ballet in Stockholm, Ballet de la Comunidad de Madrid and the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, among others. Since 2007 Matthew has been successfully working as a choreographer in dance, opera and drama. He regularly realizes his own dance projects. In addition, Matthew is a lecturer in the Rhein-Main area and internationally.