Bryan hails from Dallas, Texas, where he began his career as the Assistant Technical Director at the Dallas Theater Center. He is a member of the Artistic Ensemble at Kitchen Dog Theater and there has designed many shows including Much Ado About Nothing, Reckless, Cloud Tectonics, Buried Child , The Pillowman, Boom and most recently Long Way Go Down.
Bryan has also worked with Dallas’ internationally acclaimed Undermain Theater. His many credits there include, The Deatherians, Therese Raquin, Blasted, A Number, and David Rabe's The Black Monk.
These and designs at other local theaters have earned him several awards from the Dallas Theater League, Critic's Forum and John Garcia’s The Column.
Bryan earned his Master of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dallas.