Ryan Scoble received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance with an Emphasis in Musical Theatre from NYU's Steinhardt School. He received his first Master's degree, a M.S.Ed in Educational Theatre, from The City College of New York (CUNY) which certified him as a K-12 theatre instructor in New York State. He most recently finished his second Master's degree, an MFA in Acting from Kent State University.
Ryan has worked as a director/choreographer and theatre educator in numerous capacities. He began his teaching career as a teaching artist for Inside Broadway, where he taught musical theatre to students in grades K-5. He then became a school administrator at Fusion Academy – Park Avenue in Manhattan. He spent five summers serving as the Production Manager at Camps Baco and Chenawah in Minerva, NY, and also served as the high school theatre instructor at Uncommon Preparatory Charter High School in Canarsie, NY for three years. During his time in NY, Ryan also served as a resident director/choreographer for the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus for over four years.
In the world of higher education, Ryan worked as a Graduate Assistant and Part-Time Faculty member at Kent State University, where he earned his MFA and as the Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. Currently, Ryan serves as the Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, where he is the over-seer of the BFA Musical Theatre degree track.
As a performer, Ryan has appeared in four Off-Broadway shows in New York City: Murder in the First, Tall Pines Lodge, Bitty Bear’s Matinee, and The Mask of Medusa. He has also appeared in regional productions at Weathervane Theatre, Porthouse Theatre, Theatre B, Act Up Theatre, The Arts Center of Cannon County, and Murfreesboro Little Theatre. He has also performed in a slew of concerts and cabarets including performances with the NY Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall, Chita Rivera and Alan Cumming at Carnegie Hall, Demi Lovato at the Barclays Center, The Broadway by the Years Chorus at prestigious The Town Hall and Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as solo shows at The Metropolitan Room, and The Duplex. He was an eight year member of the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus. Ryan is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association