Ryan grew up in Boynton Beach Florida where he started dancing at the age of 11 at Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. Not long after, he joined Southern Dance Theatre to expand his dance knowledge and then went on to attend and graduate from Dreyfoos School of the Arts. After High School he would attend The Juilliard School in NYC where he earned his BFA in dance. Upon graduation Ryan joined Trey McIntyre Project, a contemporary ballet company where they toured the world performing the choreography of Trey McIntyre. After spending two years there, he then joined Rasta Thomas' Rock the Ballet under director Adrienne Canterna Martinez. Ryan has also appeared in lead roles with Company XIV and continues to dance at the Metropolitan Opera. You can catch him in the new Hulu series 'Up Here' choreographed by Sonya Tayeh.