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Derek Matson

DEREK MATSON (Dramaturg) is a dramaturg and translator of theater and opera. His dramaturgy has included productions with Court Theatre (PHOTOGRAPH 51, THE MOUSETRAP), Steppenwolf (THE WHEEL), The House Theatre (UNITED FLIGHT 232), and American Theatre Company (COLUMBINUS), 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 at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Wolf Trap, and Cornell University, where he earned his M.A. in Performance Studies. Derek’s a former recipient of a Fulbright Assistantship to France and a Rotary Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship to Russia.
Bio as of May 2021.