Ryan is a New York based Scenic Designer and Artist.   Ryan's work focuses on the collaborative process and joining of artists from all creative genres to aid in scenic storytelling. Ryan's work spans theatre, opera, television, special events, interior design, and product design. 

 

Ryan's upcoming productions include:

Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook - FILM

(ACT of CT) -Premieres Jan 2021

 

Into the Woods

(ACT of CT) May 2021

Top of the Charts

(HersheyPark) May 2021

The Drowsy Chaperone

(Southeastern Summer Institute) July 2021

Grease

(The Cape Playhouse) Aug 2021

Upcoming associate productions include:

2021 Festival Season (All Productions)

(Opera Theatre St. Louis) - May 2021 / Des. Allen Moyer

Fire Shut Up in My Bones

(The Metropolitan Opera) - Sep 2021 / Des. Allen Moyer

Additional credits include: 

Off Broadway: Pretty HungerTeenage Dick (The Public Theater), Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical (Atlantic Theater Company) All Over the Map, (The Lion- Theatre Row), Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR), Propaganda! The Musical (NYMF). New York: Life of the Party (Provincetown PlayhouseI Am My Own Wife (Two Turns Theatre Co.), The Wedding Singer, Spring Awakening (NYFA), Dark at the Top of the Stairs, EMILIE (Lee Strasberg Institute

Regional: Ragtime (Serenbe Playhouse) Idomeneo (Wolf Trap Opera) Altar Boyz (The Cape Playhouse), Le Nozze Di Figaro (Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra). Rock of Ages, Hand to God, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dreamgirls, A Gentleman's Guide...  (Playhouse on the Square). Loving vs. Virginia (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Rock of Ages, Merrily We Roll Along, Nice Work if You Can Get It (Summer Repertory Theater). Cosi Fan Tutte, The Magic Flute,  Giulio Cesare In Egitto, A Little Night Music (University of Cincinnati). Grapes of Wrath (Northern Kentucky University). Rock of Ages, The Underpants, Xanadu, Sleuth (The Carnegie).

 

Associate Broadway Credits Include:

Hadestown*                 - des. Rachel Hauck  - Walter Kerr Theatre 

                                                (TONY Award- Best Set Design)

Latin History for Morons - des. Rachel Hauck  - Studio 54 

Eclipsed                      - des. Clint Ramos     - The John Golden Theatre

(*Denotes Assistant)

 

Associate and Assistant Credits Include:

The Public Theater, New York City Center, Lincoln Center, Signature Theater, Theater for a New Audience, Playwrights Horizons, The Vineyard, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Curran Center, Westport Country Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ford’s Theater, The Human Race Theater, Tuachan Theater, John W. Engeman Theater, Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Theater St. Louis, Gotham Chamber Opera, IU- Jacobs School Of Music, Saratoga Opera, Michigan Opera Theater.

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music (CCM) as well as Penn State University and a member of the United Scenic Artists .   

 



 

 

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

(Summer Repertory Theater) Aug 2021

Alice in Wonderland: A Cirque Adventure

(International Tour) TBD 2021

Lifespan of a Fact

(Circuit Theater) TBD 2021

Smokey Joe's Cafe

(Playhouse on the Square) TBD 2022

 

 

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