Ryan Paul North

 

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

E-mail: ryanpaulnorth @ gmail.com

Tel: (612) 272-5680

Professional info

 

For as long as I can remember, theatre has been a part of my life. I hope to continue to find personal and professional fulfilment as an actor, director, producer, and teacher of theatre -and- inspire others to discover and foster a love for theater and its many facets. 

Children's Theatre 

 

ST. ANTHONY COMMUNITY THEATER

● Director - Seussical

 

SPRING LAKE PARK HIGH SCHOOL

● Director - One Act Competition Play: Episode in the Life of an Author

 

RICHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

● Director - Fall Play: The Adding Machine

 

BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL

● Consultant – Arts Magnet Program

● Teacher – Arts Infused Foundations Course

○ Developed/Taught 9th/10th grade arts based curriculum

○ Research and development of e-portfolios

○ Provided student assessment

○ Established and maintained parent communications

○ Assisted in the development of a diversity symposium

● Director / Producer – Reach! The Musings of a Teenage Soul, Experience the Experiment, +6 others

 

YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY

● Director of Education & Outreach, Theatre Educator

○ Developed/taught classes including acting for the stage and camera, musical theatre,

monologue coaching, Shakespeare, auditioning, scene work, acting for the camera, and

others

○ Screened/hired/evaluated staff

○ Booked school residencies/nurtured school relationships

○ Developed/managed educational tours

○ Managed $100,000+ education budget

○ Developed/wrote grants/proposals

○ Developed relationships with other arts organizations

● Director – Holes, Annie Jr., Bridge to Terabithia, The Talk: An Intercourse on Coming of Age

● Statewide Tour Manager/discussion facilitator – Bang Bang, You’re Dead

 

HILLCREST COMMUNITY THEATRE

● Director – Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.

 

DE LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL

● Director – Cinderella, Still Life With Iris, Fame, Home on the Mornin’ Train, Cinderella

 

RAMSEY INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS MAGNET SCHOOL

● Director – Fiddler on the Roof, Jr., Once On This Island, Jr., Bye Bye Birdie

 

NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE – YOUTH ACADEMY

● Theatre Program Director / Educator

● Director – Peter Pan, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pecos Bill & Other Tall Tales, The Emperor’s New Clothes

● Director/Writer – Snow White: New Glory for the Stale Story, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea

 

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER - MINNEAPOLIS

● Theatre Educator

● Director – Audience

 

ST. LOUIS MUNY CHILDREN’S THEATRE

● Assistant Program Director / Educator

 

HOMEWARD BOUND THEATRE

● Theatre Educator

● Director – Winnie the Pooh, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Honors

 

2006 Ivey Award Winner for

"The Talk: An Intercourse on Coming of Age"

 

Produced, Co-Wrote, Directed

Youth Performance Company

Related Experience

 

Spotlight Musical Theatre Evaluator with the Hennepin Theatre Trust 2009-2017

Professional References

 

Sheri Tamte

Implementation Coordinator,

Turnaround Arts, MN

Perpich Center for Arts Education

763-279-4188 

 

Jacie Knight

Artistic Director, Youth Performance Company

612-623-9180

 

Catherine Conzet

(former) Director of Development, Youth Performance Company

612-379-4250

 

DeEtta Miller

Program Director (defunct), North Hennepin Community College – Youth Academy

763-218-8483

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

 

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Science (Acting)

1992-1996