Toronto Musical Concerts (TMC) is a charitable not-for-profit, professional musical theatre company. TMC presents high-quality musical concerts, produces cutting-edge works, develops emerging talents and new audiences, and provides educational opportunities and community arts outreach.
As a performer, Christopher's selected credits include: the Stratford Festival, Charlottetown Festival, Drayton Entertainment, National Arts Centre, and the Canadian Opera Company. As an arts educator, he currently teaches with the Sheridan College Bachelor of Musical Theatre Program, the Randolph College for the Performing Arts, and the Toronto District School Board. Christopher is the Artistic Producer of Toronto Musical Concerts, having presented: Into The Woods In Concert, Assassins In Concert, Cocktails & Candy Canes, Company In Concert, Merrily We Roll Along In Concert, and Parade In Concert. As writer/composer, Christopher created the critically acclaimed contemporary musical drama, Living With Henry (2011 Toronto Fringe, 2012 Next Stage Festival, 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival). He also performed his one-man musical cabaret, Two Kittens & A Kid (A Gay Man Raising His Inner Diva) internationally (2016 Edinburgh Fringe, Toronto, New York City).
As a performer, Ryan’s selected credits include: Mamma Mia (Mirvish); The House of Martin Guerre (CanStage); Ross Petty Productions; Drayton Entertainment; Falsettos (Winnipeg Jewish Theatre). Awards include: Avenue Q (Citadel Theatre) Sterling Award; Living With Henry (New York Musical Theatre Festival) NYMF Outstanding Performance; JT LeRoy (Buddies in Bad Times) Dora Award; The Normal Heart (Studio 180) Dora Nomination. Television credits include: Murdoch Mysteries; Saving Hope; recurring roles on Bitten; Queer As Folk; feature films: Serialized, Cosmopolis. As an arts educator, Ryan teaches the Acting Program for George Brown Dance/Ballet Jorgen as well as teaching Master Classes and Acting workshops for youth companies in the GTA. Directing credits include: The Secret Garden (Mainstage Theatre); Once on This Island (Acting Upstage/Stage Door); Downtown Jay (Toronto FringeKids); Two Kittens & A Kid (Edinburgh Fringe); as well as Assistant Directing for TMC’s Parade, Merrily We Roll Along, Company and Assassins. Working with Christopher provided Ryan the opportunity to perform Off-Broadway in Living With Henry as well as perform in countless concerts, benefits and shows to nurture what has eventually become Toronto Musical Concerts.