Michelle Ryan has enjoyed a career that has spanned 25 years in the arts. Michelle worked for Queensland Arts Council before joining Meryl Tankard in Canberra and Adelaide as part of Meryl Tankard’s Australian Dance Theatre. She was a performer with Tankard for 7 1Ž2 years followed by projects in Europe as Tankard’s assistant. which included the Andrew Lloyd Webber West End Production, The Beautiful Game On returning to Australia, Michelle was a founding member of Splintergroup and worked at Dancenorth for five years in various capacities.
Michelle returned to performing in 2011 as a guest artist for Alain Plattel Out of Context for Pina by Les Ballet C de la B followed by Take Up Thy Bed and Walk by Gaelle Mellis in 2012. Michelle was appointed Artist Director of Restless Dance Theatre in 2013. She has recently performed in London at the Unlimited Festival and at the Malthouse Theatre in Torque Show’s Intimacy.