Bryon is a professor of design and Director of Theatre for the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Iowa. He has designed lighting and/or scenery for theatre, opera, dance, and corporate events throughout the country. This includes over 250 productions and 50 premieres of new plays. His theatre design work has been seen at Portland Stage Company, Trinity Rep, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Florida Studio Theatre, Axis Theatre, Intersection for the Arts, Miranda Theatre Company, Utah Musical Theatre, Cornell College, Middlebury College, Riverside Theatre, and Iowa Summer Rep. He has also taught workshops on media server and moving light programming in Seoul, South Korea.
Bryon is a recipient of a Collegiate Teaching Award.