Matt Hetherington

Acclaimed singer and musical theatre actor.


A professional singer for over 20 years, Matt Hetherington has performed as a feature vocalist throughout Australia and around the world as both a soloist and with his band. An award-winning musical theatre actor, Matt has won three Green Room Awards and a prestigious Helpmann award.

As a vocalist Matt is regarded as one of the best live acts in Australia. He has a powerhouse rock voice and is an electrifying showman. A much sought after live performer, he has made many appearances as a guest vocalist on programs such as GMA, IMT and Hey Hey It’s Saturday.

A hard working and talented artist who has spent many years crafting his skills as a vocalist and performer, Matt is a much respected and proud member of the Australian music scene.

Matt is not just a talented musician but also a dynamic event MC.

Current work

Recently, Matt has been in the USA for the hit television show The Detour.

Previous experience

Performances: Matt was a finalist in The Voice Australia as well as the star of New York City Cabaret hit show hit ‘Shaken Not Stirred’. He’s also performed as part of the AFL Grand Final.

Awards: His Green Room Awards including one for Best Featured Actor in the MTC’s 2011 production of Next to Normal and in 2009 he was named Best Actor in a Musical at the Green Room Awards for his performance in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In 2004 he took home the prestigious Helpmann Award as Best Actor in the musical production of The Full Monty.

Productions: He has also starred in numerous other productions including Shane Warne – The Musical, Sweet Charity, Hair and Happy Days: The Arena Spectacular. On TV he has guest starred in City Homicide, Stingers and Marshall Law.