Ryan Nicolls is an only child born to Tom and Sharon Nicolls in Sacramento, CA. He discovered his passion for storytelling at Casa Roble High School in his sophomore year in a production of Agatha Christie's "Murder at the Vicarage". He srated an Applied Physics major at American River College, but ended up finishing with a B.A. in Theater and dance at California State University, Fullerton. He moved to New York City from LA in 2010 to study at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater and also attended the MFA acting program at Columbia University (Class of 2014).