Lucas Ryan graduated from SCAD with a BFA in animation where he was also president of their Classical Animation Society. Ryan was a director, animator and illustrator with the animation studio “Dagnabit!” He’s won a Telly award for animation. He's hung spinning elves from ceilings for Kurt Adler. For years before, he was a caricaturist at theme parks, an underground gypsy cart, and the Savannah riverfront, stretching faces for cash. He has performed with, and directed, several improv comedy troupes. He taught improv, sang songs, told stories and built a life-sized, wooden camel that spits water and poops dates for Renaissance festivals. When he was born he cried in bass. He lost 200 lbs in less than a year through diet and exercise. He once won a mustache contest at an art museum that was exhibiting works by Salvador Dali. He’s wrestled a bear. He’s the honorary brother of a Belgian knight. An Egyptian ambassador attempted to buy an oil painting of him, but was turned down by the painter.