Ryan Murphy (Scates)
Ryan trained in Musical Theatre Performance as an undergraduate before completing an MA in Musical Theatre Composition at Goldsmiths University. He has musically directed, composed and lectured at various institutions. His first musical, ‘Letters to myself’ was premiered at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London in 2012. He has continued to compose professionally, recently collaborating with renowned playwright Andrew Muir (‘The Session’, Bloomsbury Publishing) on a new work ‘Life and Death In An Ocean Full Of Hope’, as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout Theatre Festival in 2017.
Ryan is an accomplished pianist and Musical Director with a Licentiate Diploma in Musical Theatre Singing from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. As an MD his credits include; The Threepenny Opera, Les Misérables, Kiss Me Kate, The Addams Family, Rent, The Hot Mikado, I Love You Because, Company, Jekyll and Hyde, Avenue Q, Theory of Relativity, We Will Rock You, The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ordinary Days, Legally Blonde and Sister Act.
Ryan works at The Cambridge School Of Creative Industries as Senior Lecturer In Performing Arts (ARU).