Ryan Matthieu Smith

Ryan is filled with pleasure to be joining the team in telling this story. This marks Ryan's first production for Stage West. Ryan is an Associate Director and Costume Designer for Shakespeare Dallas. Most recent work includes Much Ado About Nothing, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest, and Hamlet. Ryan is a director, designer, producer, and performer working in film, theater, drag, and circus. A native of Dallas, Ryan has successfully created for projects throughout Texas and far beyond. Ryan is a Production Designer and Costume Designer for film. His latest feature, Secrets in the Desert, is soon to be released by MarVista Entertainment. Ryan proudly serves on the Diversity and Inclusion Board for Shakespeare Dallas as well. As an Indigenous Two-Spirit, Ryan is very excited to bring his passion home to Texas where he believes visibility and representation are vitally important.