Matt Hune has been an adjunct instructor at HSPVA in the theatre and creative writing departments since 2009 before becoming full-time faculty in 2016. He has also lectured and taught acting at Rice University Shepherd School of Music, Prairie View A&M University, the Alley Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars, HITS Theatre, and St. Francis Episcopal Day School. In addition to his teaching, he is dedicated to presenting non-traditional performance, theatre, and opera. He produces works under the moniker Hune Company as well as the newly established Rec Room in downtown Houston. As a director, original plays or adaptations include: Dead Rock Star Sing-A-Long Club, Inherited, Not Mad,Tis Pity She's a Whore, Haunted Theater, and Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Along with his self-produced work, he has acted or directed with Houston Grand Opera, Alley Theatre, Stages Repertory, Loring Theatre, and The Inconvenience among others. In 2003 he received a level one award in acting from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) and was also recognized for his work in the regional premier of Edward Albee's The Goat or Who is Sylvia. He is a BFA alumnus of The Theatre School at DePaul University and a MFA candidate at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a member of SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers Society). More information can be found at www.hunecompany.com and recroomhtx.com.