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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, and the American Ballet Theater collegiate summer intensive. After graduating high school Madison joined the Alabama Ballet as an apprentice and was promoted to company member in 2017. She has since performed roles including CowGirl in Agnes De Mille’s Rodeo, Dew Drop Fairy in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Blue Girl in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs, and Princess Florine in The Sleeping Beauty. Her favorites include Bosa Nova in Blue Suede Shoes, George Balanchine’s Serenade, and dancing the Balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet at the International Ballet Festival of Miami last summer. She is excited to be back in the studio with the full company and performing for live audiences the season.
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