Meet Billy Elliot: Declan Ryan

    Note: Declan Ryan’s final performance as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM) in St. Louis, presented by the Center of the Arts (COCA), was on August 1, 2021.

    Debut: July 30, 2021 (St. Louis)

    Total Performances as Billy:  4 (No partial shows) 

    Declan Ryan debuted as the 301st Billy Elliot in the world on July 30, 2021.

    Prior to Billy Elliot, Declan has appeared on stage in several local productions, including in productions with The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves, Union Avenue Opera, St. Louis Children’s Choirs, and Parkway West Middle School.

    Declan has studied at COCA since 2018.

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