Ryan Cook (he/him) is a New-York based playwright and an actor from Bridgewater, New Jersey. He is studying to get his bachelor’s in the arts for acting at Pace University’s International Performance Ensemble program. He attended the Somerset County Vocational and Technical Theater Honors Program where he appeared in productions of The Laramie Project, Our Town, Les Misérables, and Godspell. Ryan has also performed with the Wheelock Family Theater, the Turtle Lane Playhouse and others. Ryan and his writing team of Jack McManus and Derek Crosby won first place in The Theater Project’s 2016 Young Playwrights Competition with their play Mom I Want to Be a Chemist. Ryan is currently writing White Room for Doghouse Ensemble Theatre’s Incubator program.