Ryan Pearson

With Bangarra Since:
Family Background:
Biripi, Minang, Bulang and Baladgung

Ryan is a Biripi, Minang, Bulang and Baladgung man born and raised in the town of Taree, New South Wales.

Ryan joined the company in 2017 as a Russell Page Graduate and has enjoyed telling stories of his culture alongside performers he has admired for many years.

When Bangarra’s Youth Program Team conducted a series of workshops at his high school, he was inspired to become a professional dancer and he began his dance training at NAISDA at the age of sixteen. During his time at NAISDA Ryan learnt from a number of renowned teachers and choreographers. One of Ryan’s training highlights was attending a six-week Professional Division Summer Intensive at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York City.