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Ryan Howell Headshot_edited.jpg

Fiddler on the Roof

(North Shore Music Theater) June 2024



(Blackrock Theater) June 2024

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

(The Cape Playhouse) July 2024

Finding Nemo

(Blackrock Theater) July 2024

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 Sirens (Season 1)

            Art Director for Peloton Interactive






Select Design Credits Include: 

New York:Atalanta (The Julliard School), 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: 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)Ain't Misbehavin', Grease, Altar Boyz (The Cape Playhouse), Beautiful: The Carol King Musical (Theater Aspen); 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)


Select Assistant Art Direction Credits Include:

Succession (S3 & S4)           - PD. Stephen Carter                            - HBO

Three Women (S1)                - PD. Henry Dunn / Carmen Cardenas    - Starz

Gotham (S5)                  - PD. Daniel Navotny                           - Fox

You (Pilot/S1)                 - PD. Sarah Knowles                            - Lifetime

The Affair (S2)                - PD. Ford Wheeler                              - Showtime

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 .



The Rake's Progress

(Lake Area Music Festival) Aug 2024

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

(Drayton Entertainment) Oct 2024


(Blackrock Theater) Oct 2024

A Christmas Carol

(Blackrock Theater) Dec 2024

Love Life

(New York City Center - Encores!) March 2025

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

(Arizona Broadway Theater) April 2025

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