Company Member since 2015

Dancer, choreographer, and teacher from Sacramento, CA, Ryan Ruiz started his dance training at the age of 17. His thirst for performing relocated him to Los Angeles to pursue dance as a career. He continued his studies honing his craft and artistry at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy receiving his Bachelors in Fine Arts in Dance Theatre. 

Ryan has been with LA Contemporary Dance Company since 2014 as a guest performer and company member. He has worked within the commercial industry dancing/choreographing for artists such as Diplomacy, Jeff Waters and Loud Forest as well as competing as a choreographer on Choreo Cage Fight hosted by Tinashe. He has also had the honor to perform works nationally and internationally for many Directors/Choreographers/Companies such as Daniel Ezralow, French choreographer Radhouane El Meddeb, Micaela Taylor, Gregory Dolbashian, Whyteberg, Genevieve Carson, and Acts of Matter.

Currently Ryan is on faculty at Orange County School of the Arts as a teacher and choreographer as well as a company member of Diavolo: Architecture in Motion. He has his own throw pillow business called Tapered Nomad and is a certified indoor cycling instructor. He is delighted to be moving, collaborating, and laughing with these incredible humans and so many other great artists in Los Angeles.

Instagram: @ryan_roozie