Ethan Riordan is a sophomore at Yale University. In his freshman year, he played Melchior Gabor in Spring Awakening with the Yale Dramatic Association in the fall of 2018. Ethan is a musical theatre composer and is studying in the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater at Yale. He has acted with the New York Musical Festival is a graduate of the drama studio at Laguardia Arts High School. Other favorite roles include Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at Laguardia, Henry in Next to Normal with Three Act Theatre, and originating the role of Teen Deacon in The Cadaver Synod.