Matthew Milo Sergi

A.R.T.: Debut. Artist-in-Residence 2012 (Performance), Headlands Center, CA. NYCFringe: Sextuple Indemnity (Xavier), Barrow Street Theatre; Up Your Rabbit Hole (Queen), P.S.122.  Off-Off-B’Way: Enter Pissarro (Pissarro), Machinal (Husband), Access Theater. Regional: 28 Seeds (Zartosky), BCA/Plaza Theatre.  Film: Day of Youth (Birdo). Co-creates experimental performances with Ara Glenn-Johanson in San Francisco and Boston.


Matthew Sergi specializes in medieval English performance, with a growing interest in the History of the English Language.  His research toward his current book project, Play Texts and Public Practice in the Chester Cycle: c. 1421-1607, was awarded the Medieval Academy's 2008 Schallek Grant and a number of other honors.  He has published in the US and UK, where his first article, "Festive Piety: Food and Drink at Chester," earned him the 2012 Barbara D. Palmer Award for Best New Essay in Early Drama Archives Research.  Currently an Assistant Professor ofEnglish at Wellesley College, Matt will move north this fall to become an Assistant Professor of Early English Drama at the University of Toronto.