Northern Ballet dancers have been learning some new skills ready for the première of David Nixon's new ballet, Cinderella.
Greentop Circus came to our home in Leeds to teach us stilt-walking, poi, diabolo, flower sticks, juggling and more!
Matthew was born in Zevenaar in the Netherlands. He trained at the Royal Ballet School (Lower and Upper Schools). Matthew joined Northern Ballet in 2010.
Learn more about Matthew
Where were you born and raised?
At what age did you start dancing?
I started dancing at eight years old and moved away to school at 11.