N. Ryan McBride

Ryan graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX with a B.F.A. in Performance. He moved to Dillon, CO to become the Technical Director for the Lake Dillon Theatre Company in the Summer of 2012. In the Fall of 2012 he moved back to Abilene to become the Assistant Technical Director for Hardin-Simmons University and the Technical Director/Teacher for Abilene High School. In 2014 he served as the Technical Director for Summer Stock at The Point Theatre in Kerrville, TX. In July 2015 he moved to the DFW area to become the Assistant Technical Director for Dallas Children's Theater, by November he became the Production and Rental Coordinator at Dallas Children's Theater. Ryan joined the Stage West team mid-October as the Technical Director. Aside from working as a technical director Ryan is also a Scenic Designer, (with his vision being seen in Texas, Colorado, New York and Chicago). Sound Designer, Video Designer, Actor, (he was notably, along with his cast mates, in the world premiere of Birds on a Wire, which premiered in Abilene, TX and travelled to Edinburgh, Scotland at the International Fringe Festival and which later was produced at the Voice Theatre in New York.) Producer and Director. In May 2015 he founded and is the Producing Artistic Director for Abilene Live Theatre, producing and providing an alternative theatre experience in the Abilene area.