Master tap instructor and national award winning choreographer, Ryan, has trained for 30+ years developing a unique style of his own that is exciting for ALL audiences. Ryan is co-director of Tap Into The Network intensives along with Gregg Russell & Angela Carter. Ryan is founder, choreographer & director of a professional tap dance company based out of Los Angeles called Rithem Dance Company where he further expands his talents and skills by directing and creating tap choreography for film. Ryan’s industry credits include being a finalist on “Live to Dance” with Paula Abdul, FOX’s “30 Seconds to Fame”, “Mobbed” with Howie Mandell, Disney’s “The Princess and The Frog”, “Star Search” with Arsenio Hall, industrials for Adidas and Nike, Carvel Ice Cream, an alumni and founding member of Gregg Russell’s Tap Sounds Underground, the Buddy Epson Tribute Show in Los Angeles, Tampa Bay Tap Festival, the Jerry Lewis Telethon in Vegas, and performing at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Ryan, who holds a B.S. in Visual Communication is CEO/creator of Neo Rythmo, Inc., a designer tap manufacturing company where has designed and produced the worlds FIRST & ONLY color taps including the sleek, matte black ProTones & the multi-colored, vibrant Melodies (TapInColor.com). Ryan has also produced numerous instructional videos and has designed Choreo Cards, an in-classroom game/choreography tool. Watch for this unique and fun addition to the classroom in late 2016.