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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:

Current: Asst. Art Director for American Sports Story- (Season 1)

            Art Director for Peloton Interactive


Select additional credits include: 

Off Broadway: Pretty HungerTeenage Dick (The Public Theater), Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical (Atlantic Theater Company), Love Actually: A Musical Parody (Jerry Orbach Theater), All Over the Map, (The Lion- Theatre Row), Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR), Propaganda! The Musical (NYMF),  I Am My Own Wife (Two Turns Theatre Co.)

Regional: Atalanta (The Julliard School), Lights Out: Nat King Cole (The Geffen), The Magic Flute (Opera Theater St. Louis), Ariodante (Curtis Opera Institute), Ariadne Aux Naxos (Cincinnati Opera), Idomeneo (Wolf Trap Opera)Grease, Altar Boyz (The Cape Playhouse), Little Shop of Horrors, The Last Five Years (ACT of CT), A Few Good Men , School Girls...Mean Girls Play (Pittsburgh Public Theater), Le Nozze Di Figaro (Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra). Smokey Joe's CafeRock of Ages, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Dreamgirls, A Gentleman's Guide...  (Playhouse on the Square). Loving vs. Virginia (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Ragtime (Serenbe Playhouse).


Associate Credits Include:

Fire Shut Up in My Bones  - des. Allen Moyer    - The Metropolitan Opera

Paradise Square*            - des. Allen Moyer    - Barrymore Theater

Hadestown*                   - des. Rachel Hauck   - Walter Kerr Theater  

                                                                 (TONY Award- Best Set Design)

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

Eclipsed                        - des. Clint Ramos      - The John Golden Theater

(*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 .



Bye Bye Birdie

(Blackrock Theater) Oct 2023

A Christmas Carol

(Blackrock Theater) Dec 2023

Mean Girls

(San Jose Children's Theatre) Feb 2024


(Westport Country Playhouse) March 2024


La Boheme

(Pacific Symphony Orchestra) April 2024

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