Kerry is a graduate of Brown University and the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Program, a former member of Imago Theatre and Theatre Vertigo, and a proud current member of Third Rail Repertory, where has played featured roles in A Bright New Boise, The Realistic Joneses, The Angry Brigade, and Men on Boats. Regional credits include Futura and JAW at Portland Center Stage, The Servant of Two Masters and The Tempest at the Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Julius Caesar with the Tennessee Shakespeare Company.
Awards include a Drammy for Outstanding Achievement in Puppetry for Theatre Vertigo's production of The Long Christmas Ride Home, a Drammy for Outstanding Achievement as a Supporting Actor in Milepost 5's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a Footlight Award (Seattle) for her work in Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of The Tempest.
"Kerry Ryan displays multiple comic skills. She masters the art of deadpan reaction and quirky understatement with an impeccable sense of timing. Ryan's portrayal is frequently hysterical."
Richard Wattenburg, The Oregonian, October 16, 2010