Madison Ryan


Madison Ryan grew up in Louisiana, training at A Touch of Class Performing Arts under the direction of Lori Rayborn. She also trained and performed with the Hammond Ballet and the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts under Nikoloz Makhateli. Madison spent her summers training at Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, and Sarasota Ballet. She joined the Alabama Ballet as an apprentice and was promoted to company member in 2017. She has since performed principal roles including Cowgirl in Agnes De Mille’s Rodeo, Dew Drop Fairy and Sugarplum Fairy in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, and Cinderella in Roger VanFleteren’s Cinderella. Her favorites include Kitri from Don Quixote and Russian Girls in George Balanchine’s Serenade. Madison has had the pleasure of performing as a guest artist, representing Alabama Ballet, at the International Ballet Festival of Miami, Ballet Under the Stars with Kentucky Ballet Theater, and Ballet Eloelle & Friends in New York City.

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