Pollock Theater Director
(805) 8935872

As Pollock Theater Director, Matthew Ryan (2008 MFA from Loyola Marymount University) pioneered the Pollock Theater Internship, which professionalizes students by helping them to develop production skills with hands-on experience. Ryan created and hosts the Script to Screen series, which has presented exciting events like a discussion of American Beauty with Oscar-winning screenwriter Alan Ball, a discussion of Hidden Figures with writer/producer/director Theodore Melfi, actor Kevin Costner and President of Fox 2000 Pictures Elizabeth Gabler, and a discussion of VEEP with actress/producer Julia Lois-Dreyfus, writer/producer/director David Mandel and actor Tony Hale.