NICK RYAN is a founding member and resident playwright and he has written seven shows with the company including Candide, Mortem Capiendum, and Harold. His show Endurance, created in collaboration with the physical-based Split Knuckle Theater, premiered during the 2010 Connecticut Repertory Theater Nutmeg Summer Series, and has since toured the world performing in New York City, London, Paris, Maastricht, Athens and Bangkok. In the Spring of 2012 he collaborated with the physical-based 3 Sticks, on Paper Plane a music theater piece which was developed in residency at One Arm Red in Brooklyn, and went on to perform at the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Theater Arts, where he was the two time recipient of Arthur Ballet Award for Playwriting. Nick currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.