John Ryan

Photo of John RyanB.A., Augustana College, 1990. At Webster since 2000.

John Ryan is the Scene Shop Supervisor at Webster University. During the summer he is the Master Electrician at the Black Hills Playhouse in South Dakota. He has worked as an electrician at several theaters, including The San Jose Repertory Theatre, Opera San Jose, San Jose Stage Company, The Omaha Community Playhouse, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto, and Circa 21 Dinner Theatre in Rock Island, Illinois. He was the Resident Lighting Designer at City Lights Theatre Company in San Jose from 1995 through 2000. John has designed and built motion control systems for Image Technologies in St. Louis and for the Omaha Community Playhouse. In addition to production work, John is also a computer programmer. He created a rental system for Musson Theatrical and has developed a boxoffice reservation program that is used at Webster University and elsewhere. John has a BA from Augustana College in Mathematics, Computer Science and Theater.