He has trained and worked in many areas of performance, but his true passion is for Tap Dance.
Ryan studied at Bird College (London), graduating with a 1st Class BA Hons. Since then his work as a Tap Dancer has taken him to France, Holland, Switzerland, Hungary, Stockholm, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, USA, Australia, New Zealand and all over the UK.
Ryan has been an original member of 3 of the UK’s leading Tap Dance companies, providing him with the opportunity to work with artists such as Avalon Rathgeb (Old Kent Road), Kane Ricca (The Pulse Collective), and Chris Horsey (Northern Tap Company). He is often noted as one of the UK’s leading Tap performers and choreographers, and is part of leading the charge on the revival of Tap in Europe.
His performance credits / clients include:
The Australian Football League
Australian Tap Dance Festival
Brighton Tap Festival
Old Kent Road
Northern Tap Company
The Pulse Collective
UK Music Video Awards
Travels with Music – YouKu
The Chinese Film Festival London
The Empire Casino London
Mumford and Sons Gentlemen of the Road UK Tour
London 2012 Olympics
- Website: http://www.ryancbirch.com
- Showreel: https://vimeo.com/180114528
- Brighton Tap Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
- Jam session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
- New Zealand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?