Ryan Benson

Singer, Actor & Comic – Los Angeles, CA.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH, he later moved to Lake Forest, IL finishing off high school. There he discovered his interest in musical theater and acting. Wanting to take his skills to the next level, he started his undergrad at the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Acting and a minor in Musical Theater.

Although Ryan is still focusing on school, he’s already been a part of many film & stage productions such as various USC short films and professional projects, such as CollegeHumor’s Game Changer and History Channel’s Histories Greatest Heists.

In & out of school, Ryan has begun to dive deeper into the comedy world by taking various improv & clowning classes to help better understand the performance aspect of comedy and how to create hilarious ideas on the spot. He has begun to explore the world of standup comedy with his first internship at the LA School of Comedy. There Ryan co-produces the open mics and is an audio engineer for podcasts.

Ryan continues to grow as an actor taking multiple acting technique classes & programs such as studying abroad in London at BADA, a conservatory acting program focusing on classical & Shakespearean theater.

Aside from acting & musical theater, Ryan enjoys astronomy, building computers, & camping.