(Bio as of April 2022)
Ryan Driscoll (Music Preparation) has prepared the orchestra music for 20 Broadway shows including Come From Away; Bright Star; Gigi; First Date; Fun Home; Allegiance; The Scottsboro Boys and Big Fish. As a performer, Driscoll originated the role of Hermie in Summer of ’42. Ryan is currently an associate professor and the Head of Musical Theatre at the University of Northern Colorado after previously serving as the Assistant Director of Music Theatre for the Program in Vocal Performance at New York University. He is also a visiting guest lecturer at Listaháskóli Íslands (Iceland University of the Arts) in Reykjavík, Iceland. In addition to his academic appointments, Driscoll co-developed a musical theater program at Columbia Secondary School in Harlem, New York City with no previous arts program. Driscoll is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, The American Federation of Musicians and the Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Music in Vocal Performance and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Vocal Pedagogy, all from New York University.