Ryan returns to the Garden after having performed for three seasons and directed two productions of COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ABG. He trained extensively through the Society of American Fight Directors as part of his graduate programming at The University of Wisconsin Madison; studying under Fight Directors John Mcfarland, Jack Young and Paul Dennhardt. Over the past 15 years, Ryan has designed scenes of violence and taught master classes on the craft of Staged Combat throughout the country. Highlights include: Fight Captain at The Utah Shakespearean Festival, Choreographer for Theatre of the Mainland (Henry V), Strollers (Marat/Sade), Madison Theatre Guild (Of Mice and Men) and instructor / performer with Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Ryan can be seen this August performing the role of Robert in BOEING BOEING at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.