Ryan Seelig is a lighting and production designer, production manager, technical director, and theater artist based in NYC. He is a 2009 honors graduate of Fordham University who has been working freelance in the entertainment industry for the past decade.
Ryan has traveled around the USA and internationally (supervising tours in Australia, England, Belgium, Singapore, and Japan) as a lighting designer, lighting supervisor, technical director and production manager. Ryan’s experience working on live performances in theater, dance, and music has more recently translated to working as a production designer for film. Ryan is an experienced Vectorworks draftsman, electrician and light board programmer. He has traveled and put shows into venues of all sizes at all resource levels.
Ryan has worked with renowned theater companies The Wooster Group, Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, Elevator Repair Service, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Abrons Arts Center, Ma-Yi Theater, and frequently collaborates with auteurs, Michelle Ellsworth, Becca Blackwell, Morgan Gould, Liz LeCompte and more. He values long relationships with artists and technicians because he is at his best when he’s problem solving, collaborating and thinking of innovative, efficient ways to make things work no matter what the budgetary or technical constraints. Ryan is excited and prepared to pursue freelance work in film production design departments, technical directing, production management, lighting design and live performance event production.