Born and raised in San Francisco, Ryan is a singer, songwriter, and actor. A graduate of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, Ryan has been surrounded by art his whole life. He began taking voice lessons when he was 8, and has had music in his life from a very young age. Over the years he has developed a passion for singing, songwriting, and acting. He has been involved in theatre for many years, and has performed in a variety of musicals such as Cabaret (Cliff), The Music Man (Harold Hill), Into the Woods (Baker), and many more. In 2015 he released his first album of original songs, 'Right By My Side', and he has written two original solo cabaret shows which debuted at the Society Cabaret in San Francisco. He lists some of his musical influences as Billy Joel, Sara Bareilles, Paul McCartney, Sam Smith, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bruno Mars, Elton John, Pasek & Paul, and Adele. He has sang in venues ranging from his bedroom, to AT&T Park, to Carnegie Hall. His dream is to be able to make a career in the arts, whether that be musical theatre, or becoming a singer/songwriter. He hopes to leave his mark on popular music and musical theatre by working in both fields in the future.