Matthew

Ruehlman

(pronounced RULE-man)

"His type? He's like....a leading man with something off about him" – Various NYU professors

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Matthew looks forward to participating in NYU Steinhardt's rescheduled musical theatre showcase, coming Fall 2021!

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About

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How it all started

Born in Cincinnati, OH, Matthew knew he was meant to be an actor the moment he made strangers laugh during the final performance at the Shakespeare camp his mom forced him to go to in 7th grade. After graduating from Northwestern University and completing the BADA Shakespeare Intensive at The University of Oxford, he spent a year touring with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Seeking to diversify his skill set, Matthew moved to NYC to earn his Master's in Musical Theatre from NYU Steinhardt, and catch up on dance classes to finally make his 6'3" frame look graceful onstage. Since then, he's performed at various regional theatres across the US, and has recently began exploring musical theatre writing!

 

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Media

Videos

Musical Theatre Reel

TV/Film Reel

Shakespeare Reel

Performance Stills

City of Angels – NYU
City of Angels – NYU
The Merry Wives of Windsor – Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Merry Wives of Windsor – Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Macbeth – Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Macbeth – Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Lucky Stiff – The Theater Barn
Lucky Stiff – The Theater Barn
Ex-Gay – The Tank
Ex-Gay – The Tank
City of Angels (rehearsal) – NYU
City of Angels (rehearsal) – NYU

Headshots

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Songwriting

Musical Theater Writing

Keep My Boy Safe

A love letter to parents of kids who've struggled with their sexuality.

Performed by Nyla Watson

Accompanied by T.C Kincer

Dream Like A Kid

A song to listen to when you put on a suit for the first time.

Performed by Eli Gonzalez

Accompanied by Daniel Mollett

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