Ryan Tracy is a writer, composer, performer and scholar. His critical writings on art and performance have appeared in a number of publications including Derrida Today, PANK (forthcoming), The American Reader, The New York Press, The Brooklyn Rail, Mouvement (France), Performa Magazine, and The Gay and Lesbian Review. His poetry has appeared in The New Engagement, California Quarterly, CafeMo, and Calliope. His fiction has appeared on KGB Bar Lit.
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 Carrión, 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, Concordia University, Goldsmiths, University College London, Oxford University, Pratt Institute, and the CUNY Graduate Center.
Fellowships include Yaddo, The Edward Albee Foundation, The New Museum Seminar, and Performa 09 Writing Live.