McCurdy is quite remarkable... One wonders how such a young actor had time to get so good.
— Kathleen Campion, Front Row Center


Ryan McCurdy is an Actor/Musician based in New York. He worked on the entire original Broadway run of Once: A New Musical, currently writes and performs with his band Bonfire Falls, and holds a faculty appointment at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music as an Early Childhood specialist. His proud union membership spans Actors' Equity, SAG/AFTRA, and American Federation of Musicians.

Some selected New York performance venues include The Minskoff Theatre and The New Amsterdam Theatre (w/ Broadway Cares), The Bitter End, Mercury Lounge, and Rockwood Music Hall (w/ Bonfire Falls), and BB King Blues Club.

Ryan was most recently featured as Mercutio in the new play Verona Walls at The WorkShop Theater, which received rave reviews and enormous industry buzz. With collaborators Erikka Walsh and Ellie Pyle, he is actively developing the new musical Beginnings, an untold tale from the first year of King Arthur's reign, featuring the music of Chicago and a Game of Thrones meets Hamilton aesthetic.

He is also the Music Director for Diana Oh's {my lingerie play} and a collaborator on the transmedia project Greencard Wedding, with whom he has toured to Detroit, New Orleans, and many New York venues.

A longtime passion for storytelling through design has led Ryan to a role as Attraction Designer for Historic Tours of America, with whom he has helped build museums and attractions in Savannah, Boston, Key West, and St. Augustine. He helps integrate scripts and design elements with live actors to create one-of-a-kind theatrical experiences.

As a piano, guitar, and voice teacher Ryan has taught a wide range of students from ages 4 - 60 including many Broadway and film actors. He is currently a teaching artist with A Class Act NY and FunikiJam Music in New York. As a music supervisor, music associate, and conductor Ryan's work has been heard at Baltimore's Center Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Rutgers University amongst others. • (347) 852-2144

Ryan is unlike almost everyone, yet he can collaborate with almost anyone.
— Karla Knudsen, director