Ryder Tam (he/him)- Artistic Committee
Ryder Tam is a tall palm tree from Honolulu, HI. As a Chinese-American improviser, comedian, and occasional aerospace engineer, he has a passion for science, soccer, and all things nerdy. He has launched three geostationary satellites and has his picture in space!
A former instructor for Rise Comedy Denver, Ryder has brought a number of original workshops and shows to theaters around the country, including Improvised Dungeons & Dragons, Tennessee Williams Unscripted, Improvised Film Noir, and Science Night Live (real scientists do sketch)!
Ryder has an MBA and a BS in mechanical engineering from University of Colorado, where he also earned minors in aerospace engineering, applied mathematics, and theatre. He is a graduate of UCB, Groundlings, iO and Rise Comedy.
He headlined the Detroit improv festival and Trill Comedy Festival (Houston), and his sketch and improv duo TVunscripted has been featured at numerous theaters and festivals around the country and internationally.