Meet the agents
Ryder Management are a fresh, proactive agency with traditional values. Above all else we always aim to be approachable, reliable and positive!
Based in Cardiff and London, we aim to support and nurture new talent, as well as represent an exclusive list of experienced actors.
Ryder Management pride themselves on having personal relationships with every client, and we understand the importance of a ‘teamwork’ philosophy; to be able to work towards a career plan that has been mutually agreed by both client and agent.
Ryder Management represents a small and select client list, to ensure a personal level of representation.
TRAINING: LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (LIPA)
Craig is a multifaceted creative who has worked over the last 20 years as an actor, director, writer and producer. He has a wealth of experience across TV, Film and Theatre, in both English and Welsh language.
Having trained as a performer at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts (LIPA), Craig went on to perform in many West End productions such as 'Bat Out of Hell', ‘We Will Rock You’ and the original West End cast of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert'. He has performed all over the world in musicals, plays and onboard Cruise ships. Alongside theatre, Craig has also worked extensively in Film, Television, and Radio.
As a writer he has had his work produced in the West End, and has optioned his work to Michael Eisner's Vuguru studio in Los Angeles.
Craig believes that it is his experience of the industry, alongside his knowledge and passion for the arts, that will drive Ryder Management forward. His advice - "Simply, be nice and try to stay positive. People enjoying working with nice , positive people."
Agency Founder - Craig Ryder
TRAINING : LONDON SCHOOL OF MUSICAL THEATRE (L.S.M.T)
Ian has over twenty years experience in the industry. He has toured the UK and the rest of the world in theatre productions including Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, and They`re Playing Our Song. He has also been resident in San Diego, Tampa Bay, Myrtle Beach and Branson performing in Spirit of The Dance and Spirit of Broadway.
Ian has also enjoyed many years at sea, working on several cruise ships for P & O cruises including Azura, Ventura, Arcadia and Aurora.
Together with Craig and Hannah, he believes that Ryder Management is the next exciting step in his career. His advice -
"Keep going, no matter what."
Agent - Ian Spencer
Agent - Hannah Ducharme
With over twenty years experience in the industry Hannah started her career performing in several national and international contracts with 'Spirit of the Dance' as 'Spirt' and 'Irish lead'.
Hannah went on to work for Royal Caribbean International as a featured singer finishing her time onboard playing the lead role of 'Scaramouche' in 'We Will Rock You'.
Hannah left RCI in 2017 to play Vilmos in the original West End cast of 'Bat Out Of Hell' where she was also 1st cover Sloane. More recently she appeared in the ensemble of the original West End cast of 'Pretty Woman' where she was also 1st cover Kit DeLuca.
Hannah still maintains a healthy working relationship with RCI coordinating casting calls in the UK for all onboard musicals.
Before joining Ryder management Hannah was an agent with Elite Management.
She believes that her knowledge of the industry will help her guide her clients to fulfil their career goals.