Eastern Michigan University

College of Arts and Sciences

Music & Dance

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Ryan Lewis

Musical Theatre

303 Alexander Building




M.A. in Music Theory and Literature, Eastern Michigan University
B.A. in Music Education, Eastern Michigan University

Courses Taught


Ryan Lewis is a Lecturer in the Department of Music & Dance and Communication, Media and Theatre Arts at EMU. Ryan Lewis is the Music Director and Co-Executive Director for 8th Wonder Productions at the Cherry Hill Theatre in Canton, Michigan. He has also served as music director and performed with the Performance Network in Ann Arbor, Northville’s Tipping Point Theatre, the Williamston Theatre in Lansing, and the Plaza Casino in Las Vegas.

Aside from his teaching and directing responsibilities, Ryan Lewis composes and arranges music for various theatres, bands, orchestras and musicals among which include the world premier musical with Ben Vereen, Soaring on Black Wings.

In between moments of chaos you can catch Ryan practicing harmonica or mowing the lawn at his home with his beautiful wife Kate and their son Jack.

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