Ry is a second-year MFA Lighting Design candidate at Calarts,
studying the arts of collage, puppetry, queer storytelling,
and painting with light.
Previous design work includes Celebrando Fornés (Calarts),
R&D (Brouhaha Theater Project),
Room for Cream Season 4 (Theater of the Two-Headed Calf)
These Violent Delights (Reed College)
They have also worked with the Portland Experimental Theater
Ensemble, The 52nd Street Project, and Compagnia de’ Colombari
They have a BA in Theater from Reed College,
and have been both a Juilliard Electrics
Apprentice and a Wingspace Mentee.
They are a co-founder and resident narrator for Theater of the Well-Dressed, a theater
company that specializes in enacting
queer utopia by re-telling classic fairytales
with glitter, lip-syncing, and boy bands.