• Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, USA, 2021
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2012


Ryan Adelsheim is a new play dramaturg, producer, and lecturer in theater, dance, and performance studies at Tufts University. Their current research focuses on queer and trans theater and performance, with writing appearing in Theater magazine where they also serve as the Associate Editor. An active artistic collaborator, recent credits include co-adaptor for Affinity based on the novel by Sarah Waters with director Alex Keegan, dramaturg and researcher for soldiergirls by Em Weinstein, and producer on Emerging Playwrights Commissions with Audible Theater. Ryan received their MFA from Yale Drama where they are a doctoral candidate in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism. BA: University of Pennsylvania, 2021 MFA: Yale School of Drama 2021.