Ryan Scott Oliver
Ryan wrote the music and lyrics for 2008 Richard Rodgers Award Winner Alive at Ten,
the song cycle Out of My Head, A Day in Space, and Quit India for UCLA.
Exclusively as a composer, he wrote the music for Angus Oblong's The Debbies and for the plays Scab and
A Child's Christmas in Wales; as a lyricist, he contributed the words for the one-act musical Circle Nine.
His work has also been heard on the hit YouTube TV show The Battery’s Down and in showcases presented by
The York Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, William Finn & Barrington Stages, New York Theatre Barn,
Monday Nights New Voices, and the Festival of New American Musicals in Los Angeles.
Ryan is a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a Regents Scholar, and the recipient of numerous awards including
the first-ever ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Award for Excellence in Lyric Writing,
the Margo Lion Award for Excellence in Adaptation (Alive At Ten, with Kirsten A. Guenther),
the Looking Glass Theatre Favorite Production Award (Out of My Head),
the John Denver New Composers Award, and awards from Jan Peerce, Lucille McKinstry, the Academic Advancement Program,
the Society of Singers, and the Pasadena Fine Arts Foundation.
Currently, Ryan is working on the music and lyrics for Darling with B. T. Ryback, as well as an untitled show for TheatreworksUSA.
Ryan holds a B.A. (Music Composition) from UCLA and a M.F.A. (Musical Theatre Writing) from NYU-Tisch.
For more information, see Ryan's website.
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