Matt ZambranoMatt Zambrano
Denver Center Theatre Academy Instructor

Matt is a nationally recognized actor, teaching artist and performance poet. He was a part of the 2007 Denver Slam Team, which finished 6th overall in the nation. He has won poetry slams all over the country, including The Green Mill Slam in Chicago and at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City. His poetry has appeared on stage and screen and was featured in the 2012 documentary The People vs. George Lucas. He has worked with students ages 8-80 on writing and performing poetry, including The Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, America S.C.O.R.E.S, and 826NYC. His recently published book of poetry and prose entitled Edible Origami is available at For more information and videos, visit