RYAN PLISS (Dancer) (he/him) is originally from Ithaca, New York.  He trained at De Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten and received a BFA in Dance Performance from the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase in 2014. Ryan has had the pleasure to tour domestically and internationally performing the works of renowned choreographers such as Merce Cunningham, Trisha Brown, Steve Paxton, Nelly van Bommel, Julie Bour, Johannes Wieland, and Marie Chouinard. He has been a consistent participant in the restaging of works with The Merce Cunningham Trust since 2012 and is working with the Trust to become an authorized teacher of Cunningham Technique™. Ryan began dancing with Kimberly Bartosik/Daela in 2020 and has been a member of the Stephen Petronio Company since 2017.


Photo by Sarah Silver