Ryan Scarlata is a director/choreographer and actor in Columbus Ohio where he is Associate Artistic Director at The Columbus Children's Theatre. He has been working professionally in Ohio and New York City for over a decade, and has traveled the country as an actor and teacher. Specializing in the Viewpoints technique, Ryan meticulously directs to tell a story with honesty and strives to feature those with whom he works at their absolute best ability. As a performer, Ryan fits in easily on stage in a piece of musical theatre, or behind a piano and microphone singing classic and contemporary rock and pop music. And finally, as a teacher, Ryan believes in the importance of art and storytelling in daily life. He enthusiastically teaches and inspires students of all ages.