RL Team Director
MATTHEW STEFFENS is an international director/choreographer, performer and educator based in New York City. Since 2011, he has been blessed to be a member of the R.Evolucion Latina family serving in many different roles and is excited to join the directing team.
The son of a Navy SEAL, Matthew moved around most of his life, but always found a home in the arts. After graduating from the University of Virginia, he worked in advertising for 6 years, before moving to NYC to pursue his dream of being on Broadway. Through all of that, service to his community has been integral to creation of his art, and R.Evolucion Latina’s motto to DARE TO GO BEYOND is one that he continues to embrace in every new endeavor.
As a performer, some of Matthew’s Broadway, Film & TV credits include Promises, Promises, Women on the Verge…, The Last Five Years, Black Box, Smash, R.Evolucion Latina’s Bountiful and he has danced, fought and flown his way through 18 operas at the Metropolitan Opera. As a Director & Choreographer, he has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters across the country. He has been recognized for several awards including the DRAMA DESK AWARD for the Off-Broadway hit Queen of the Night. As an educator, Matthew has taught students from all over the world, including through R.Evolucion Latina’s Beyond Workshop Series and Dare To Go Beyond Camp. He is currently on faculty with Broadway Dance Center.
Whether it is as a Camp River’s Bend counselor, singing with the Gsus Band at his church, or as a loving uncle to his six nieces and nephews, Matthew believes that service to others is of utmost importance in bringing our community together. Art can heal and bring us together, and R.Evolucion Latina provides that opportunity to serve others and MAKE A DIFFERENCE.