SINGER | ACTOR | PIANO MAN
Ryan Mac is a New York City based actor, singer, dancer, and pianist. He is currently performing in the Ensemble and understudying the principal roles of Dmitry and Gleb in the 1st national tour of
ANASTASIA the Broadway musical.
National Tour: Flashdance the musical (Andy, u/s Nick), directed and choreographed by Tony-Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Ain't Too Proud, Jersey Boys, Memphis). Regional: Ogunquit Playhouse- From Here to Eternity directed by Brett Smock in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice, Glimmerglass Festival- Lost in the Stars directed by Tazewell Thompson, The Music Man directed and choreographed by Tony-Award nominated Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime), Aida directed by Francesca Zambello (Metropolitan Opera), Johnny Johnson directed by Estelle Parsons (Roseanne TV sitcom), Kitchen Theatre Company- In The Company of Dancers. NYC: Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera directed by David Alpert (If/Then), choreographed by Marc Kimelman (A Bronx Tale), and music directed by Henry Aronson (Rock of Ages).
In addition to performing, Ryan is a passionate teacher for all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. He is a strong advocate for the empowering and healing effects the arts can have through mindfulness and professional training. Further interests include humanitarian clowning, rehabilitation prison programs, and working with at-risk youth. Along with being a working artist, Ryan plans to run his own children’s home one day, using the arts as a pathway to accessing emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual balance. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College and is from Chittenango, NY - a small town outside of Syracuse known as the “Birthplace of Oz.”
Ryan joined the 1st national tour of ANASTASIA the musical, in the Ensemble and understudying the principal roles of Dmitry & Gleb.
Ryan joined the newest rock/opera mash-up sensation, THE JERSEY TENORS! (Unexpected Boys Entertainment) Throughout the year he can be seen performing across the country and international cruise lines in this explosive show of Rock n' Roll greats. From Queen, Journey, Elton John, and Billy Joel... to some of Jersey's finest like Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, and Frankie Vallie & the Four Seasons.
Broadway Records album release of TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA recorded Live at Feinstein's/54 Below - starring Nancy Opel, Lauren Worsham, Ashley Spencer, and Tony LePage - now on iTunes or CD from Broadway Records.
Ryan played the MC & Others in a reading of the new musical ILLUMINATI LIZARDS FROM OUTER SPACE at the New York Musical Festival. Book, lyrics and music by Yuri Worontschak and Paul Western-Pittard. Directed by David Alpert, Music Directed by Jesse Kissel.
New musical! TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA starring Nancy Opel, Lauren Worsham, Ashley Spencer, and Tony LePage at Feinstein's/54 Below.
Ryan performed in the North American rollout of the new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at the Ogunquit Playhouse. As part of its development path to Broadway, Sir Tim Rice collaborated with the Ogunquit creative team to mount this compelling new musical set in Hawaii in the weeks before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
Ryan sang on ABC's Good Morning America to promote American Idol. VIEW VIDEO
Ryan performed as "David Bowie" in REBEL REBEL: The Many Lives of David Bowie, a theatrical rock concert tour in the U.S. and Canada.