Professor of Arts and Director of Theatre
Professor Mattys joined the faculty in 1990. He received the BA in Fine Arts/Drama
from Colorado College in 1967, the MA in Theatre from Illinois State University
in 1969, and the MFA in Acting from the University of Virginia in 1978.
Mr. Mattys regularly directs Drama Guild productions, and teaches acting, directing,
and history of the theatre. He is also an actor with numerous credits in several
states. His credits in Virginia theatres include: Wayside Theatre, Heritage Repertory,
TheatreVirginia, Barksdale Theatre, and Theatre IV.
The author of a one-man show on Shakespeare, he has appeared in True Colors and
was a voice in Ken Burns' "The Civil War".