Ryan Woods is a California-bred actor, who received his BA from California State University, Fresno and is currently getting his MFA at SMU.


He has worked regionally at theatre companies such as the Dallas Theater Center (Gloria, Great Society), Williamstown Theatre Festival (Dracula), and Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival (Richard III, Measure for Measure).


He has also been in numerous university productions during both his undergraduate and graduate training some of which include: Othello, Twelfth Night, Topdog/Underdog, Iphigenia, Our Lady of 121st Street, and A Soldier’s play.


Ryan was a national finalist at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in 2013, and plans on moving out to Los Angeles once he graduates.

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Bob Moses & Others

Miles & Others



1st Murderer/Lovell

Dallas Theatre Center

Dallas Theater Center/Christie Vela

Williamstown Theatre/Jordan Fein

Kingsmen Shakespeare/Michael Arndt

Kingsmen Shakespeare/Ryan Lee

The Great Society



Measure for Measure

Richard III

MFA Roles



Duke Orsino


Blake Hackler

Michael Connolly

Jack Greenman

Dylan Guerra

Mary Stuart

Iphigenia of Aulis

Twelfth Night

Our Lady of 121st Street

special skills/Training

Dialects: American Southern, British (standard, cockney), and others available upon request

Michael Chekhov Technique: Joanna Merlin, Hugh O’Gorman, Ragnar Freidank, Marjo-Riikka Makela,

                                                Fern Sloan, Jessica Cerullo, Craig Mathers

Improv/Devised Work: Jacquelyn Landgraf, Eric Hunicutt, Monica Payne

Mime/Commedia/Movement: Kim Rubenstein, Bill Lengfelder, Sara Romersberger, Ruth Griffin

Apprenticeships: Williamstown Theatre Festival (2013), Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival (2015)

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