Ryan graduated Plymouth University with a First-class honours degree in Theatre and Performance. Since graduating Ryan has worked for many Arts organisations as a Theatre Practitioner and director. This includes working with the Theatre Royal Plymouth on their Young company workshops and productions. Ryan also has experience working with a variety of age groups in schools across Plymouth, supporting many of them with their GCSE and A-level assessments. As well as facilitating workshops Ryan also creates professional theatre for audiences across the south west. Ryan is also currently working with the students from Plymouth Conservatoire on the development of their professional practice whilst continuing to create his own theatre and studying a research masters degree in performance training.
'By Design has been an inspiring company to work with. Everyone deserves to access the arts regardless of their age and the work that By Design are doing is crucial to ensuring that the older generation are still getting regular, engaging and thoughtful creative activities in their everyday life. '