Vermont native, Ryan Mangan (Tenor), is a multi-medium performing arts professional with experience in acting, opera, recital work, film, magic, and playwriting. With performance credits throughout the North East, he works primarily as a vocalist bringing his "light and expressive tenor" to Opera Theatre of Weston, Barn Opera, Manchester Music Festival, New England Opera Intensive, VOX New England, Opera Connecticut, Hartt Opera Theatre, and Middlebury Bach Concert. He is a frequent soloist at Grace Congregational UCC in Rutland, Vermont and spent two years as a vocalist at Church of the Good Shepherd in Hartford, Connecticut.
His artistry in song repertoire earned him the highest honors at the Vermont All-State Music Festival, the Dean's Award in the Hartt Vocal Competition, and First Place in the VOX New England Classical Idol Competition: Undergraduate Division. He makes frequent recital collaborations with pianist and composer Alastair Stout having recently performed Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte and Vaughan-Williams' Songs of Travel. In 2021, he was seen as Spoletta in Puccini's Tosca and as Gastone in Verdi's La Traviata. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Music from The Hartt School at University of Hartford.
His full-length play Second Sight; or, The Way of Holiness received much praise after its 2016 and 2021 productions. He has worked in theater education and is teacher/mentor at The Boston Cambridge Institute.