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Ryan Galloway returns to the Giordano Dance Chicago in the Main Company. He danced with the company from 2015-2020 as a Main Company member for three years, following an initial two as a Senior Performing Associate. He spent his early years studying tap, jazz, and hip-hop, and was introduced to contemporary dance in college at Indiana University.   He has performed works by choreographers such as Paul Taylor, David Parsons, Larry Keigwin, and Ishan Rustem, and also performed at the National College Dance Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. There, he was awarded the Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity in the category of Performing and Creative Arts. Ryan has performed with Elizabeth Shea Dance at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, the American Dance Guild's Festival 2014 at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, the Midwest Dance Festival, and as a guest with the Indianapolis-based, Dance Kaleidoscope, directed by former Graham dancer David Hochoy.