Ryan is a director, actor and producer as well as the Artistic Director for Fighting Chance Productions, now celebrating 10 years of contributing plays and musicals to the Lower Mainland theatre scene. An award winning director favourite FCP credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Spring Awakening, Rent, Sweeney Todd, The Laramie Project and The Musical of Musicals: The Musical as well as Canadian premieres of Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, Grey Gardens and Now or Later. Other credits include Sunday in the Park with George (United Players), Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Boeing-Boeing (White Rock Players' Club), The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Flower Drum Song (APPLAUSE! Musicals in Concert) and Facing East (Lyric Theatre, London, England). As an actor Ryan has recently appeared as Paul Bratter in Barefoot in the Park (White Rock Players' Club), Max in Lend Me a Tenor (Metro Theatre) and Pseudolous in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Fighting Chance Productions). Ryan is a three time Ovation Award host and a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Stay in touch @RyanInVancouver on Twitter.