Contributor Matt de la Peña is the former dance editor at Time Out Chicago. While there he wrote about and interviewed numerous artists, including Robert Battle, Stephen Petronio, Trey McIntyre, Mats Ek, Andrea Miller, Miguel Gutierrez, Lar Lubovitch, Ashley Wheater, Glenn Edgerton and Alejandro Cerrudo, among others. His work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune, ChicagoSide Sports and Dance International magazine.
Matt has a B.A. in journalism and communications with a minor in dance from the University of Iowa and an M.A. in writing and publishing from DePaul University. He is currently the digital communications manager at Carol Fox and Associates in Chicago.