A Los Angeles-based actor, writer, and producer, Ryan Karloff is proud to be one-third of the award-winning BurgessTV. So far it’s been a momentous year with projects in development at Radar and Lionsgate, as well as an original short film on the festival circuit. This year he also co-founded Rook Theatre, a stage company focused on devised collaborative process.
Second City and iO West round out Ryan’s comedy roots, while theatrical training hails from the studios of Stella Adler and Eric Morris. He’s worked as a clown (American-Russian Theatre) and toured the nation in combat and physical theatre (Aggravated Assault). He received his BFA in Theatre from Iowa University.
Recent film credits include starring as a troubled chef in Moviestar (Winner: “Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film,” 2015 Tenerife International Film Festival), a forlorn bandit in The Miller Prediction (Winner: “Best Picture,” 2016 LA Reel Festival), and a driven inventor in Shadow People (co-starring Judd Nelson). In his free time, Ryan writes and illustrates comic books with his twin brother.