Ryan is an actor, director and teacher. His work with HVSF spans 18 years filling various roles. HVSF directing (tour/conservatory company): Macbeth, The Two Noble Kinsman, and two productions of Romeo and Juliet. HVSF acting (favorites from 8 seasons): Edmond (King Lear), Friar Lawrence (Romeo and Juliet), and Ferdinand (Tempest). Ryan is a co-founder and the Artistic Directer of Esperance Theater Company. Esperance directing: Twelfth Night, Youth and Ambition, and Breitwisch Farm. Additional directing: Everybody, Lost Girl, So Thrive My Soul, at Milwaukee Rep (PTI Program), Comedy of Errors at LIU Post, 15 Minute Hamlet (NYU), and upcoming Dad’s Season Tickets at Milwaukee Rep, and The Mountaintop at Arc Stages. 2020/21 faculty member at Carnegie Mellon. MFA: Yale School of Drama.