DEREK MATSON is a dramaturg and translator of theater and opera. His Chicago dramaturgy credits include Photograph 51, The Mousetrap, and Titanic: Scenes from The British Wreck Commissioner’s Inquiry, 1912 (Court Theatre); The Wheel (Steppenwolf); United Flight 232 (The House Theatre); and Columbinus (American Theater Company), among many others. Derek studied acting at the Cours Florent in Paris. His translations of French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, and Catalan have been featured on ARTE in France and at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera. He’s a former recipient of a Fulbright Assistantship to France and a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to Russia.
Bio as of 1/2023