Matthew

Thomas

burda

Actor & Artist
MTB Self Portrait #1
December, 2019_edited.jpg

Matthew thomas burda

Actor, Producer, Model

Mtb

is an American actor, artist, writer and producer.  Matthew was born in Germany, and after high school he enlisted into the US Air Force Security Forces, deployed to Iraq & Afghanistan, earning two Army Achievement Medals. Matthew then moved to NYC, graduated from the City College of NY (Theater) in '15 followed by a fellowship at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Marketing & an internship at The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah. 

 

On stage, he's played leading roles in SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO (Bernie), RACE (Jack), AWAKE AND SING! (Moe),  HAIR: THE MUSICAL (Claude) and the title role in ANATOL. He has performed at 54 Below, Bay Street Theater, FIT, ATA, and across NYC.  Matt recently played 'Doc Maddy' in WAR STORIES, written by Vinnie Lyman (2018 Arts in the Armed Forces Bridge Award Winner). Produced by Society of Artistic Veterans Nov '19.

Matthew paints with oil & acrylic on canvas.  Showings include NY Art Gallery, Van Der Plas Gallery, Brooklyn Bazaar, 17 Frost, Legendary Republic, Park Ave Armory & Melrose Ballroom. A large print of "Quiet Night" was installed at 3333 Broadway.  Clients include Steven Cohen (owner, NY Mets), the Dolan family (owner, NY Knicks) & David Cohen.   

As Managing Director of the Dimo Kim Musical Theatre Factory, Matthew produced the Off Broadway musicals; Interview: A New Musical ('17), Green Card: A New Musical  ('16) & Comfort Women: A New Musical ('15 &'18).  He co-produced and co-starred in the horror comedy 'The Devil's Restaurant' by Hayride films, written by Eric Ford-Holevinski. In '17, Matt also co-produced 3 video ads for the Amazon Studios film 'The Last Flag Flying.'

 

Matthew wrote, produced & starred as Vincent Van Gogh in SUNFLOWER. (short) Directed, DP & Edited by Ryan Metcalf and Produced by David Cohen, David Joel & Rob Alicea. Executive Producer Saima Huq. Casting by/Co Executive Producer Sig De Miguel. Original Music by Michael Vignola. Production Design Bria Josephs. Costume Design Stefania Papadopolous. HMU Stacey Stevenson.  SUNFLOWER co-stars Helene Kuhn, Edward Akrout & Gwendolyn Ellis. MTB Productions, Obsidian Pictures, REM Static Media & Leaving Normal Productions. (in post-production)

Matthew wrote, produced & starred as Jackson Pollock in DRIP. (short) Directed by Stephen Macari. DP David Joel. Edited by Tomahawk Pictures. Color by Incline Productions. Executive Producer Kris Maxx. Produced by Jean Perez, David Joel, David Cohen & Emre Sezgin. Original Music by Michael Vignola. Production Design Bria Josephs. HMU Nino Tvalchrelidze. Costume Design Stefania Papadopoulos. DRIP co-stars Holly Heiser, Christopher Rutherford & Byron Clohessy. MTB Productions, Green Reel Studios, Hayride Films & Obsidian Pictures. (in post-production)

THE GHOSTBUSTER (pilot) Ghostbuster Ryan McAfee is put on probation, and sent out of NYC as punishment.  After a few quiet months on the road, he makes a discovery.  Directed & edited by Mike Colver. Written by Marvin Tran. DP Steven Durham.  Production Design Nicholas Batum. Co-starring Paige Bourne & Edward Neequaye. Produced by MTB, Obsidian Pictures, Jake Huber & in association with the Circle City Ghostbusters. (in post-production)

LONELY NIGHTS (pilot/series) The great depression & the rise of cinema slowly killed Vaudeville.  Few circuits were able to hang on. Written by MTB.  (in development)

Matthew currently resides in Los Angeles. 

 
 

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contact

623-229-8353

matthew.thomas.burda@gmail.com

IG: matt.burda

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MTB PRODUCTIONS
DRIP (set in late '47)
Lee's Studio
Byron Clohessy as Sande Pollock
DRIP (Pollock House, NY)
Holly Heiser as Lee Krasner
DRIP
Christopher Rutherford as Clement Greenb
Poster
SUNFLOWER opening sequence
Edward Akrout as Paul Gauguin
SUNFLOWER Nightmare
Flashback
Helene Kuhn as Gabrielle
SUNFLOWER
Vincent and Gabrielle
GB logo
Who you gonna call?....
MCAFEE on the road
THE GHOSTBUSTER (pilot)
Paige Bourne as ALEX
Indianapolis
THE GHOSTBUSTER
MCAFEE in Indianapolis
"Super Vibrations" 6ft x 5ft
"Universal Championship"  40in x 30in
"What Are We Here For" 4ft x 3ft
"Bethlehem" 4ft x 3ft
"The Superstar" 20x20in
"Star Studded" 5ft x 4ft
"Sunburst" 30x24in
"Starshine" 40in x 30in
"Gabrielle" 4ft x 3ft
"Dear Brutus" 30x24in
"Unfair Way to Fall" 40x30in
Rainy Day Royal Blues, 40in x 30in
"Wild" 4ft x 2ft
"Apollo's Silent Sunset" 4ft x 2ft
"Door Into Summer" 4ftx2ft
"A View From Angel Island" 4ft x 3ft
"Extraordinary Machine" 30x24in
"War Machine" 30x24in
"Ice Machine" 30x24in
"Fully Charged" 30x24in
"Man-Made Machine"
"Leftover" (Roses IV),  24in x 20in
"Summer Roses" 4ftx3ft
Roses in a Black Vase
"Alpha Mode"  24 x 20in
92A83B03-B300-40B7-9E14-34572BF85DE9
"Betta Mode" 20x16in
"A Fish Named Carlos" 24 x 12
"Cichlical Nature"
"Mozambique" 40in x 30in
"Easter Eggs" 20x16in
"Shooting Star" 20x16in
"Portal"
Shooting Star Crossing, 40in x 30in
"Vampirical Evidence" 20x16
"Florencia" 3ft x 2ft
"Tin Man" 4ft x 2ft
"Starry Summer Skies" 40in x 30in
"Summer Night Over The Hudson"
"Queen of the Damned Roses"
"The Mad Queen" 20x16in
"Princess of New York"  30 x 24
"The Book of Sara" 40x30in
"Let Go" 4ft x 3ft
"Eventide"
"Quiet Night" 30x24in
"Song of the Silent" 2.5ft x 2ft
"Bananas and Paint" 24x20in
"Knight Moves" 20x20in
"Day. Night
_Calico's WInter_ 12x16in
"Dreams on the Edge of a Windowsill"
"Super" 3ft x 2ft
Peach Trees from Arles, 30in x 24in
Postman Roulin, 24in x 18in
"A Song in Color" 30x24in
"Hyun-Jun" 24x20in
"Number 41" 40in x 30in
"86"
"Perihelion" 24x20in
"Rain" 20in16in
"Shades of Blue" 36x12in
_White Rum_ 24x20in
"Viridia" 20 x 16
"Vincent's Shoes" 20 x 16in
"Silenced Knight" 3ft x 3ft
"Tower of Joy" 30inx24in
"Elephante on Keys" 20x16
"Ally" 12x16in
"Run" 12 x 16
"Chelsea Park" 16x12in
"Colors of an Elevator Light Bulb"
"Winter Sunset" 20x16in
_Thanksgiving_ 20x16in
"Afghanistan"
SummerPop-upGallery'18
Hotel Des Artistes
MTB Gallery
SummerPop-upGallery'19
@ Theater for the New City
Fall'18_VanDerPlasGallery
Van Der Plas Gallery
SAVIDA Mediterranean Restaraunt, NYC
work
_Quiet Night_ print at 3333 Broadway, NY
Doc in WAR STORIES
'19
JCRT photo shoot
AYNI BRIGADE AD
headshot by Stephen Macari
Captain Kirk, STAR TREK 420
Arkady, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
photo by Stephen Macari
Daily Show intern '16
Bernie in SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO
Anatol, ANATOL
ANATOL ('12)
SOLDIER 2, in VAP PSA
JCRT photo shoot
THE BATMAN CHRONICLES: PART 2
Hayride films present...
THE DEVIL'S RESTAURANT