Ryan Page (Teacher)
Ryan began acting, as well as directing plays, in his father’s basement from an early age. He originally pursued a career in ministry attending Christ For the Nations Institute and was heavily involved in the school’s performing arts department. Upon graduating from CFNI and realizing his passion for theatre, Ryan spent a year in Edinburgh, Scotland working with Youth With a Mission and completing an internship with Cutting Edge Theatre Company, which included a tour of Macbeth performed in Scotland’s castles and historic sites. Ryan went on to get his B.A. in Theatre Arts and then performed around the country for the following decade before moving back to Florida to obtain his M.F.A. in Acting at Florida Atlantic University. Ryan has a special love for family theatre and theatre for young audiences. Favorite roles of his theatre career include: Big Bad Wolf in The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs (Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour), Swiper in Dora the Explorer Live!, Templeton in Charlotte's Web, Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz, various roles in Junie B. Jones productions and more. Ryan has also been an acting instructor, vocal instructor, dance instructor, modeling instructor, director, set designer, stage manager, production assistant, and talent scout. Ryan has been teaching since his days at CFNI and has a passion for the budding, artistic gifts of students and believes in challenging students to achieve their creative potential. Ryan is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and is licensed by The Society of American Fight Directors (Unarmed Combat).