HomeInstructorsMatt Skollar Professional Actors Studio November 22, 2016 Instructors Matt Skollar was born in NYC and began performing at a young age, studying dance and singing that led him to his first professional job at age 10 as a young prince in an 8 week run of The King and I. His Passion for performing grew as he got older and after 2 years of college Matt dropped out and auditioned to be a student at the prestigious New Actors Workshop in NYC. Matt studied for 2 years full time with Master teachers the late Mike Nichols, George Morrison and Paul Sills. The emphasis of his training was steeped in Stanislavsky, and Improv. His education led to Matt quickly finding himself in several off Broadway plays and discovered by the Abrams Artist Agency. As an actor Matt has guest starred on such shows as Sex and the City, Law and Order SVU and had a recurring role on One Life to Live. He has appeared in various indie films and more recently was featured in the Oscar winning best picture The Artist, co-starred on “MACGYVER” as Omar Munoz, and as Bennie in the feature film “Beast Beast”/Executive Producer Alec Baldwin. His stage work also included a two-man show in the NYC Fringe Festival and performances at the prestigious Williamstown theater festival. Matt recently moved to Atlanta from LA and found The Professional Actor’s studio where he’s been studying with Nick Conti in his advanced class which has been critical in sharpening his skills. Since then Matt has co-written co-starred in an original Tv pilot called Outside the Perimeter with fellow studio actors/teachers Franco Castan and Scott Oakley. Matt recently guest starred in a new NBC series “Game of Silence” opposite Larenz Tate. Matt is excited to be a part of this amazing group of teachers at the Professional Actor’s Studio.