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A New York based character actress,

Ryan is quirky, sassy, and delightful. (Just ask her!)

She recently completed a two-year conservatory program in Meisner Acting Technique at William Esper Studio under the tutelage of Suzanne Esper. She previously studied with Austin Pendleton and Amy Wright at HB Studios. She was trained in Strasburg’s sense memory and method technique by Lily Lodge. Oh, and she's quite the riot: she does Improv/Sketch Comedy at UCB and the PIT.

She studied English Lit and Screenwriting at UVM and NYU. She wrote, directed, and starred in the mockumentary web pilot Hipsters. A love of Dorothy Parker, Virginia Woolf, and Katherine Hepburn informs her every move.

She grew up the daughter, sister, and great-great-grand-niece of actresses, and as a result, is everything but normal.

 

 

 

Ryan is fearless, off the wall energetic, and the kid stole my charm!
— the late (great) Brett Somers, Ryan's godmother