Matt Sorensen is a puppet artist, theatre performer, and director from Saranac Lake, New York. He received his BA in Theatre from SUNY Potsdam and a MFA from the University of Connecticut’s Puppetry Program.
Matt is proud to have started Camp Pendragon with Little Shop of Horrors in 2014. Subsequent Camp Pendragon productions include Pippin (2015), Rags (2016), James and the Giant Peach (2017), Beauty and the Beast Jr. (2018), and Mary Poppins Jr. (2019).
Matt has been a company member of Pendragon Theatre since 2000, where he directs, performs, designs, creates, and educates. Performance credits include: Sweeney Todd (Pirelli), The Fantasticks (El Gallo), Ferdinand the Bull (Ferdinand), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), and Next to Normal (Dan). Other notable roles include: Disney's The Little Mermaid (Ursula), Evita (Che), and Shrek the Musical (Pinocchio).
Matt's directing credits at Pendragon include: Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp,The Little Prince, and in 2015, he collaborated with Pendragon company members to create an original adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen.