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Ryan Wantland


Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Theatre


Email: Ryan Wantland
Phone: 937-229-3950


  • MFA, Performance Technology, Ohio University
  • B.A., Theatre, Indiana University, South Bend


Ryan is a Lecturer and Assistant Technical Director for the Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Program.  He previously worked as staff Technical Director for the Department of Theatre and Dance at Indiana University South Bend.  Additionally, Ryan has spent time working with Utah Shakespeare Festival, Tantrum Theater, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, and Schuler Shook Theatre Planners.  He is an active member of USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology).

Faculty Perspective

"Theatre allows us to interpret and develop personal views of both classic and modern works.  Exploring the relevance a play has today allows us to initiate and foster discussion surrounding issues in society and everyday life."