Louisville, Kentucky

502.574.9900, ext. 12
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Matt Wallace has been Producing Artistic Director of Kentucky Shakespeare since 2013 and Director of Shakespeare Behind Bars since 2008, with extensive experience facilitating theatre-based programs for all ages and abilities, including multiple programs in Kentucky prisons and juvenile facilities. Through in-person and virtual/digital methods, his work uses Shakespeare’s universal truths and the power of the arts to transform lives, developing skills in areas of conflict resolution, empathy, communication, cooperation, self-esteem, and self-confidence. He holds a BFA in Theatre from the Webster University Conservatory of Theatre, and awards include the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency Volunteer of the Year Award for Outstanding Service and Commitment to the Kentucky Criminal Justice System.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports Arts for All Kentucky with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.