Three of Ryan’s songs were recently featured in the Emmy-nominated Netflix series "Eastsiders", and his music has been featured in national and international publications such as Bullett Magazine, Baeble Music, & Impose Magazine. The Line Of Best Fit said his “melodies creep in and take up residence inside your mind”. His songs “No Battles", “Stay Tomorrow”, & “Rear View”, written with Grammy-nominated producer Elon Rutberg (“Yeezus”) and produced by Patrick Hyland (Mitski) recently made their radio debuts.
Ryan has performed music throughout New York City at Ars Nova, The Knitting Factory, Glasslands Gallery, New World Stages, Rooftop Films, and the Guinness Book of World Records' record-breaking event for "most pianos played at one time" with Philip Glass.
Ryan started his career as a Production Assistant at Dodger Theatricals assisting on the Broadway productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, The Farnsworth Invention, and the national tour of Jersey Boys. He is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Director's Lab West and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observership Program.
He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and received a Bachelor's degree in Drama. His work as a stage director and designer has been seen at the Skirball Center, the New York Musical Festival, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the American Theatre of Actors, & Carnegie Mellon University, and has examined concepts such as modern alienation and the societal dependency on prescription medications.
Also an avid photographer, Ryan's portfolio explores masculine and feminine archetypes and their inverses, as well as social identity and the modern concept of connection.
He is currently based in Los Angeles where he studies at USC'S School of Cinematic Arts and also works in New York, his "adopted home" of 12 years. He once catered Hugh Jackman's Christmas party.
For more information on Ryan's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.