HEADSHOT & RESUME

RYAN CLEMENS

Resident Theatre Artist, Virginia Stage Company

  360-202-9980  - raclemens@yahoo.com - www.clemensistwain.com

Actor's Equity Candidate

 

Age: 38 - Height: 5'11" - Weight: 200 - Hair: Blonde - Eyes: Blue - Voice: Baritone

                                   

TRAINING

REGENT UNIVERSITY, M.F.A. Acting with Directing Emphasis

Meisner, Hagen, Lugering/Laban, Shakespeare, Voice and Dialect Work, Stage Combat,

Improv, Movement, Periods and Styles, Screen Acting, Sketch Comedy, Directing, etc.

WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (WWU), B.A. Theatre

CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE (CWC), A.A. Theatre/English

SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

 

THEATRE

Production/Musical                               Role                                           Venue                                   

Meet Mark Twain                                   Mark Twain                                Virginia Stage Company

A Christmas Carol                                  Old Joe                                      Virginia Stage Company

Antony and Cleopatra                            Mecaenus                                  Virginia Shakespeare Festival

All's Well That Ends Well                        Dumaine                                    Virginia Shakespeare Festival

Driving Miss Daisy                                 Boolie                                          Tidewater Stage Company

Richard III                                              Clarence/Tybalt                         Virginia Shakespeare Festival

Midsummer Night’s Dream                    Flute/Thisbe                              Virginia Shakespeare Festival

The Odd Couple                                    Vinnie                                        Virginia Stage Company

A Christmas Carol                                  Bob Cratchit                              Virginia Stage Company            

The Tempest                                          Prospero                                   Virginia Stage Company

The Fantasticks                                     Mortimer                                    Virginia Stage Company

X Out Bullying                                        Professor X                                Virginia Stage Company

Hamlet                                                    Marcellus                                  Virginia Shakespeare Festival

A Comedy of Errors                                Angelo                                      Virginia Shakespeare Festival

Julius Caesar                                          Brutus                                       Virginia Stage Company

As You Like It                                         Duke Frederick/Martext             Virginia Shakespeare Festival

As You Like It                                        Touchstone                                Regent University Mainstage

The Boys Next Door                               Arnold                                       Regent Studio Theatre

Spinning Into Butter                               Strauss                                      Regent Studio Theatre

The Glory Man                                       Carrick/Millard                           Regent Mainstage

Musical Comedy Murders of 1940          O’Reilly                                     Regent Studio Theatre

Under His Wings                                    Reuben                                     Rocky Hock Playhouse

Prisoners                                               Smith                                         UnCovered Touring Theatre

Arms and The Man                                 Petkoff                                      Regent Studio Theatre

The Diaries of Adam and Eve                 Adam                                       WWU Mainstage

The Sound of Music                               Captain Von Trapp                   WWU Summer Theatre

The Cider House Rules, Pt 1 & 2            Dr. Larch                                  WWU Mainstage

Quake                                                    Angel Bruce, etc                        WWU Mainstage

Suppliant Women                                   Adrostos                                    WWU Underground

Sylvia                                                     Greg                                          CWC Little Theater

Damn Yankees                                      Mr. Applegate                            CWC Mainstage

Something’s Afoot                                  Dr. Greyburn                             Strawhat Players

Dancing at Lughnasa                             Michael                                     CWC Little Theater

I Hate Hamlet                                          Barrymore                                 CWC Touring Theatre

The Fantasticks                                     Henry                                        Peck Summer Theatre

The Foreigner                                        Charlie                                      Peck Summer Theatre

Fool For Love                                        Eddie                                        CWC Little Theater

Broadway Bound                                    Stanley                                     CWC Mainstage

Wild Bill and Calamity Jane                    Wild Bill                                     Cowpoke Theatrical Company

 

TEACHING

VIRGINIA STAGE COMPANY - Corporate Creativity Workshop, Movement, Shakespeare, Careers in Theatre, Improv for the Stage

GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (NORFOLK) - Acting One, Improv for the Stage

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY - Theatre Experience

HOMESCHOOL OUT OF THE BOX (NORFOLK) – Shakespeare, Beginning Theatre, Advanced Theatre

CAPE COD SEA CAMPS - Theatre Games, Improv, Performance and Production

 

DIRECTING

You Can't Take It With You - Regent University

The Wiz - Regent University Summer Camp

Willy Wonka Jr - Cape Cod Sea Camp

Willy Wonka Jr - Regent University Summer Camp


PLAYWRIGHTING

Meet Mark Twain; X Out Bullying; A Side of Shakespeare; Love, Sex, & Palindromes; Noah's Woodpeckers; Wild Bill & Calamity Jane

 

AWARDS & HONORS

BEST ACTOR – Dr. Larch, The Cider House Rules, Pts. 1 & 2

BEST ACTOR – Mr. Applegate, Damn Yankees

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Angel Bruce, Quake

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Stanley, Broadway Bound

BEST STUDENT DIRECTOR - You Can't Take It With You

BEST STUDENT PRODUCTION – An Evening With Mark Twain

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Improvisation, Directing, Stage Combat, Rapier and Dagger, Broadsword, Lead Singer of Rock and Roll Show Band, Dialects, Fundraisers, Children’s Theatre, Elvis and Mark Twain Impersonation, Lassoing, Playwrighting, Bad Jokes