A veteran theatre professional, Matthew Cheng is a playwright, actor and director, having received an MFA degree in Playwriting from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Cheng received the accolade of Outstanding Young Playwright at the 12th Hong Kong Drama Awards. He also received the Award for Outstanding Young Artist (Drama) at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2007. His work Feb 14 was nominated the Best Script at the 16th Hong Kong Drama Awards. The Last Supper was awarded the Best Script at the 21st Hong Kong Drama Awards and the 4th Hong Kong Theatre Libre.
Cheng currently teaches playwriting at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts’ EXCEL and Macao Conservatory. His work includes The Bloody Hell, Feb 14, The Last Supper, The Sin Family, and Auspicious Day.