Bryan is a theatre artist and professor at George Fox University where he and runs the design and technical theatre program.

He has designed scenery, projections, and lighting for professional theatres in Portland and Seattle, including Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Artists Repertory Theatre, Sound Theatre Company, Seattle Musical Theatre, and Northwest Children’s Theater.

Bryan received the Set Design of the Decade Award in the 2020 Broadway World Portland Awards (Mamma Mia! Broadway Rose Theatre Company), and was named a 2006 Celebrated Teaching Artist by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

In addition to his work in design, Bryan spent ten years as director of the University Players traveling ensemble and toured nationwide as a performer in the one-man play Damien.

In the summer, Bryan runs the Theatre Design Institute, a series of continuing education courses for high school theatre teachers. More information can be found at theatredesigninstitute.org.