MATTHEW SHAFFER

You might know Matthew Shaffer from his television work on the top Netflix original series, Wet Hot American Summer, or from his notable advice on Dance Moms, or perhaps you recognize him from his short-lived role as a Pottery Barn sales associate. After attending the prestigious Orange County School of the Arts, Matthew continued his professional career as a principal dancer for Giordano Dance Chicago. Highlighted credits include: Cold CaseJackass Number TwoThe Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, Hansel & Gretel at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Earth to America with Jason Alexander, Broadway Cares with Rosie O’Donnell, Disney XD’s Kickin’ ItBunheads, he appears along side Adam Levine on Broad City, and most recently you can catch Matthew on the breakout show Crazy Ex Girlfriend. Matthew is the co-founder of A Group Production, LLC where he serves as executive producer; and has performed in, choreographed, directed or produced over 40 projects between BroadwayFilm and Television. As a choreographer, Shaffer’s work has been performed by A-Lister’s like Ben Stiller, Rachel Platten (Fight Song), Megan Mullally, Armie Hammer, and Rebel Wilson. For the past 20 years, Matthew has worked as a dance educator at leading performing arts conservatories and conventions across the United States and Europe including Gus Giordano Dance School and Broadway Dance Center, and is currently an adjunct teacher at Studio School in Los Angeles, CA.

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