Matt Gehring

Matt Gehring is a director, educator, and comedy creator. He has directed over 100 shows, spanning sketch comedy, solo performances, and musical theater. Noteworthy productions include Harry Clarke featuring Billy Crudup, written by David Cale (Berkeley Rep, assistant director to Leigh Silverman), and Pop Roulette’s Amazing Earth featuring SNL’s Bowen Yang at Amy Pohler’s Upright Citizen’s Brigade theater. Matt has also directed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with the acclaimed works of Ellie Macpherson’s Happy Birthday, Mr. President (2022), and Lane Kwederis: Sex Job (2023). He has garnered recognition for his character comedy at the New Faces showcase, part of the Montreal Just For Laughs festival, and is a featured performer in Amazon’s The Tick, Netflix’s Set It Up, and more. While currently achieving his MFA at Brooklyn College for Theater Directing, Gehring is an educator, instructing at Tisch School of the Arts, NYFA, and other institutions.



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