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Hi I'm Matt Varelia

I am an actor and singer. I love X-mas. I am currently serving a mission in the California Rancho Cucamonga Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. I am the second of four boys. After High school I attended The Boston Conservatory, where I earned a BFA in Musical Theatre. Upon graduating, I moved to NYC and lived there for a year and spent my time working around the country in various Musical Theatre productions. I moved back home with my parents in Seattle almost a year ago, in order to save money to serve a mission. I will be serving in the California Rancho Cucamonga Mission. Upon returning, I plan on moving to LA and continuing to pursue my acting career and start a family!

Why I am a Mormon

Mortal life is full of success, triumph and joy--it is also, full of disappointment, pain and sadness. My membership in the LDS church has given me an understanding of Jesus Christ, His role in my life and His wonderful and glorious Atonement. I know that Christ's suffering was not only to cover my sins, but also, to help me through my disappointments, pain and sadness. Knowing that through Christ ALL things are possible, has blessed me with a sense of peace that allows me to endure any adverse circumstance and to maintain a humble and grateful attitude when encountering success, triumph and joy. I am a Mormon because I have read, studied and prayed about the doctrine and the Lord's will for me--I know through the power of the Holy Ghost that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's church. I also know, that anyone would be blessed by investigating and incorporating the doctrine and principles this church teaches in to their lives.

How I live my faith

I strive to read the scriptures and pray every day. I look for opportunities to serve others. I try my best to follow Christ's example and to become a little more like him everyday.