Ryan P. Casey is a teacher, performer, writer, and choreographer. A founding member of Dorrance Dance, he was featured during season six of So You Think You Can Dance.
In 2015, Ryan was recognized as one of Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch" as well as one of The Boston Globe's "25 Most Innovative People Under 25."
The recipient of grants from the New England Foundation for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Ryan has presented original work for his ensemble, Off Beat, at such venues as Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out series, the 92nd Street Y, Symphony Space, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, and David Parker's Soaking WET series. He has also danced for Aaron Tolson, Billy Siegenfeld, Adrienne Hawkins, and Lorraine Chapman.
Ryan has worked with studios, colleges, festivals, and youth companies including: Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard, Hofstra, Brown, The Boston Conservatory, American College Dance Festival, Tap United, Beantown Tapfest, Calgary's Tri-Tone Youth Rhythm Ensemble, and Candy Apples Dance Center. He is currently on faculty at The Dance Inn (Lexington, MA) and Impulse Dance Center (Natick, MA).
Ryan also writes frequently for publications such as Dance Studio Life, Dance Magazine, and Dance Teacher.