Matt Geronimi began his dance journey at the age of 8 and quickly achieved success, becoming the Australian Junior Champion for Ballroom and Latin and representing Australia in the Junior World Latin competition. He is trained in various dance styles, including jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, modern, and ballet.
At a young age, Matt's accomplishments included being a primary dancer on Australian tours with Nikki Webster, performing in the Sydney Olympic Games Opening and Closing ceremonies, ranking 22nd in the world for Youth World Ten Dance, and being a finalist on the show "Strictly Dancing." He later studied full-time dance at Brent Street.
Throughout his career, Matt has worked as a guest entertainer for Royal Caribbean cruise lines, reached the top 10 on "So You Think You Can Dance," served as a principal dancer on X Factor 2010, and appeared in movies like "Happy Feet 1 & 2" and Lady Gaga's Sydney Monster Ball. He also toured as a dancer and magician assistant with The Illusionists production in Australia and Singapore, collaborating with renowned choreographers such as Jason Coleman, Jason Gilkinson, Matt Lee, Kelly Abbey, and Wade Robson.
Matt has performed at major events, including the NRL Grand Final alongside Jessica Mauboy and Ricky Martin, the Australia's Got Talent Finale, and the Rob Guest Endowment. He has also been involved in Bonnie Lythgoe Productions, performing in shows like Snow White; A Winter Musical and Pantomime Aladdin and his Wondrous Lamp.
Matt now shares his love of dance with dance students teaching at various dance studios and primary and high schools on the Gold Coast. He runs his own businesses, Ignyte Industries & Ignyte4kids!