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Take-5 Spotlight 11.18.22: Ryan Harris

Today's Take-5 Spotlight is on Ryan Harris, Field Service Coordinator

How long have you been with VLS?
3 ½ years

Milan, Ohio – Birthplace of Thomas Edison

What advice would you give to someone who wants to enter the lighting industry?
Something that has served me well in my 12 years in professional entertainment that can be applied to any profession is always be willing to learn. Regardless of your background and level of experience, just know there is always someone out there who can teach you something.

Fun Facts About Ryan

What’s something about you (a fun fact) that not many people know?
Though I have spent over a decade “backstage,” I am a performer at heart and have shared the stage with stars like Neil Patrick Harris (No relation) among others.

What’s the last book you read?
All About Me by Mel Brooks

What is your favorite hobby?
Attending Comic Conventions with my wife

What’s the first concert you ever attended?
Weird Al Yankovic’s Bad Hair Day Tour in 1996.

What’s the next place on your travel bucket list?
The next major bucket list trip is to the UK.

If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
It would be a short lived life, but filet mignon (medium rare,) loaded mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus

What’s one item you can’t live without?
Rarely will you see me without my earbuds. I am a lover of music and have many different playlists for different parts of my week or weekend. If you have ever called me at VLS, you have likely heard my film scores playlist quietly playing in the background.

Connect with Ryan on Our Meet the Team Page