Patrick Mulryan is a queer director, actor, and voice and dialect coach based in New York City. The focus of his work is on expanding one’s expressive palette through freeing one’s authentic voice and through that process expanding our capacity for empathy.
Recent credits include directing a production of Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink in Brooklyn and acting as the dialect coach for Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-winning Sweat at the Huntington Theater Company in Boston for which the cast received the Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Ensemble. Previously he served as director and adaptor for a production entitled Raison d’être: an Evening of Pirandello which ran at Theatre 71 on New York’s Upper West Side. An interview with him on the subject of adaptation was published in the Journal of the Pirandello Society of America. Other credits include Goblin Market (JJewell Productions) which he directed in New York at 59E59 and abroad at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival.
As an actor, he appeared in Fiasco Theater’s acclaimed production of Into the Woods in London at the Menier Chocolate Factory as well as in New York at The Roundabout Theatre (Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival) and on tour, for which he received an LA Drama Critics Award. Other performance credits include: Fiasco’s Cymbeline (Barrow Street, TFANA); Bum Phillips All-American Opera (La MaMa); As You Like It (Happy Few Theatre Company, NYIT Award Nomination); Fiasco’s Into the Woods (McCarter, Old Globe); Cabaret and Importance of Being Earnest (Trinity Rep); Chain of Fools (Guthrie).
Patrick is adjunct faculty in the Brooklyn College MFA Acting Program and the Voice teacher for the new BFA Program at LIU with the New Group. He has been a guest lecturer in Voice and Speech at NYU, Pace, SUNY Purchase, and Fordham. He has developed work with Tectonic Theater Project, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Page 73, Ma-Yi, TFANA, Fiasco, Lark, New Georges, and at the O’Neill Center (NMTC).
Patrick received his MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep. Other training includes: Moscow Art Theatre (NTI), Oberlin College (BA), and Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training (GEx 13).
Patrick is a member of the Actors Center workshop company, the National Alliance of Acting Teachers, VASTA, and the Dramatists Guild.