Madison Ryan grew up in Louisiana, training at A Touch of Class Performing Arts under the direction of Lori Rayborn. As a student she also trained and performed with the Hammond Ballet and the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts. Madison spent her summers training at Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, Sarasota Ballet, Robert Moses’ Kin, and the American Ballet Theater collegiate summer intensive. After graduating high school she joined the Alabama Ballet as an apprentice. Since, she has performed roles including Chaine Girl in Agnes De Mille’s Rodeo, lead marzipan in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, and Blue Girl in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs.