Ryan Beard

Freelance Comedy Writer & Script Writer

Location:Seattle, Washington, United States
Phone: 253-310-1108
2 Skills
I specialize in comedy sketch writing. All genres, all audiences. I have had significant experience, including training and paid & unpaid positions in the entertainment and various writing field. I have a an exceptional work ethic, am able to meet strict deadlines, am a strong team player, and am proactive and self-motivated. I have significant script and speech writing experience, as well as extensive performance knowledge and experience.

Jul-Aug 2012: The Second City – Summer Immersions – Chicago, IL
-Training in TV and Film Writing
-Training in Improvisation and Comedy Sketch Writing.

Arizona State University Graduated: May 2012
-School of Letters & Sciences - Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Theatre Education and Human Communications

Sept 2009-May 2011: - Writer, Producer, Director, ASU Comedy - Tempe, AZ
-Wrote, Performed & Produce two-four shows per week.
-Farce Side Sketch Troupe (Aug 2009 – May 2011). – Writer, Cast Members, Producer
-Barren Mind Improvisation Troupe (Aug 2010 – May 2011). – Cast Member.

Technical Skills
-Microsoft Office: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
-Adobe Photoshop, Various Video and Audio editing software

Awards and Honors
-Jessica Jo Makinson Writing and Performance Award – ASU Sketch Comedy
-Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival – Regional Nomination
-Performing Arts Award - Charles Wright Academy
Skills (2) Rating
Comedy Writing
Script Writing