Episode 216. Ryan Burch (Saviano) – Actor and Student at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
Acting is a calling for Ryan Burch.
At 26, Ryan is one of only two Americans, and one of just 27 from over 5,000 applicants, accepted into the prestigious London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art. One of the most elite acting schools in the world, the acting program has produced a roster of legendary actors including John Lithgow, Benedict Cumberbatch, Donald Sutherland, and Jim Broadbent.
Ryan has performed across the country in various regional summer stock productions such as “Evita,” “Les Miserables,” “The Fantasticks,” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” His latest project was a role on NBC’s “Chicago P.D.”
Ryan earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theater at one of the top musical theater programs in the United States, Elon University in North Carolina. He began acting at Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, Kentucky his freshman year, then attended the Governor’s School for the Arts in music theater his junior year of high school. Burch is a Louisville native.