Matrics is a respected boutique agency specialising in talent management for child and teen actors.
Established in 2003, Matrics has launched the careers of some of Australia’s best young talent: Sophie Lowe (Beautiful Kate, Blessed); Rhys Wakefield (Sanctum, Black Balloon, Home and Away); Louis Hunter (US TV series Secret Circle, War of the Roses, Out of the Blue), Hayley McCarthy (Mamma Mia), Alex Thompson (Beneath Hill 60) Holy Fraser (War of the Roses, My Place), James Fraser (Devil’s Playground, December Boys, Double Trouble, Blackjack), Kenya Pearson (Looking For Grace) and emerging talent, Leonie Whyman (Redfern Now, Ready For This) and Heath Ledger Scholarship winner Mojean Aria (Bronx Bull, Hybrids, Hara Kiri).
Several Matrics actors have gone on to train at some of Australia’s most prestigious acting and musical theatre institutions: Luke Haberacht (WAAPA Music Theatre Graduate 2017), Jack Wunsch (VCA Music Theatre Graduate 2017), Sam Marques (ACA Acting Graduate 2017), Tom Jackson (WAAPA Acting Graduate 2018), Eleni Cassimatis (ACA Acting Graduate 2018), Saskia Archer (WAAPA Graduate 2019), Philip D’Ambrosio (NIDA Acting Graduate 2020) and Lochie Kent (NIDA Acting Graduate 2020).
Matrics offers its talent a personalised service to ensure they learn as much about the business that they are hoping to work in and a talent development programme, whereby young actors are offered industry related training, guidance and casting advice.
Matrics submits its child and teen actors for a wide-range of featured extra and lead roles for Australian and overseas TV and Feature Film productions. Theatre experienced actors are regularly submitted for vocal and acting roles in productions staged by Opera Australia; acting roles in many of Sydney’s independent, fringe and major theatre companies. Many ‘triple threat” talent are submitted for roles in professional Musical Theatre productions.
About the Director:
Vicki Jackson has a Bachelor Arts degree with a Double Major in Theatre Arts and Journalism (Curtin University 1997). As a third year student she won an AFI Screen Producers Award (WA Chapter) in 1999 for a Documentary she produced starring Andrew Denton, Julia Morris, Kitty Flanagan, Tim Ferguson and Greg Fleet “Dying is Easy…Comedy Is Hard” and sold it to the Foxtel Network.
Vicki has over 20 years experience in sales, marketing, advertising and PR working in various roles for the media, government and corporate sectors. She has worked in TV production as a producer/presenter, produced corporate videos and has acting, voiceover and TVC experience.
Vicki is passionate about the arts but in particular Australian theatre, television and film and she has brought her energy, dedication and passion into Matrics with the goal of continuing Sarah Baker’s ten year journey.