Ryan has worked in every area of the entertainment industry with the biggest creatives in the world, Matthew Bourne, Arlene Philips, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Joel Schumacher, Peter Darling, Richard Marcel to sharing the stage with stars as Kerry Ellis, Idina Menzal, Adam Cooper, Miriam Margolyes, and Adam Garcia. Fast becoming one of the countries most sought after choreographers creating in Theatre, T.V, Film, Live events, Cruise’s, Pop videos, Adverts to teaching at the UK’s top dance colleges and many dance school nationwide has gained himself extensive knowledge about the needs and wants for the ever changing world of show biz. Most notably known for appearing as a finalist in the top 20 of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ series 2 and Got to Dance.
Before this he had a flourishing career in London’s West end but not before gaining his first job at 19 in Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ after he was Dance Captain – ‘Grease’ musical UK and European tour choreographed by Arlene Philips, original London cast of ‘Wicked’, ‘Kismet’ for the London Coliseum (English national Opera), Rudy in ‘Cabaret’ (Lyric theatre) choreographed by Javier de Fructos. Featured dancer – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’ directed by Joel Schumacher.
Ryan has taught at over 200 acadey’s internationally and is currently Head of partner work and Jazz at Stella Mann College, guest teacher/choreographer Urdang, Bird College, Corona, L.I.P.A and Pineapple Performing Arts. He has also recently taught the kids from the world renown US TV hit show ‘Dance Moms’ for Abbi Lee Miller and ‘Dance Mums’ UK for Jennifer Ellison.
An International judge/adjudicator for Encore events, UDO United Dance Organisation, Dance Show Live, Dance Challenge, Festival for the Stars, Disney camp and many UK dance festivals. Ryan also is a scout at Move it, President and founder of ID Dance – A dance examination board offering syllabi’s in contemporary and street dance with new revolutionary teacher training programmes.