Ryan Tracy is a writer, composer, performer and scholar. His critical writing on art and performance has appeared in a number of publications including The American Review, New York Press, Brooklyn Rail, Mouvement (France), Performa Magazine and The Gay and Lesbian Review. His poetry has appeared in California Quarterly, CafeMo and Calliope. Ryan's theater, opera and music have been performed at The New Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Kitchen, P.S. 122, The Abrons Arts Center and venues throughout New York, and he has created music for choreographers, filmmakers and visual artists, including Jonah Bokaer, Ivy Baldwin, Juanli Carriín and Chelsea Knight.Ryan is currently pursuing a PhD in English Literature at the CUNY Graduate Center. His scholarly work has been presented at the University of Paris, Sorbonne, the Pratt Institute and the CUNY Graduate Center.