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Ryan Rankine

Ryan Rankine is a contemporary dancer. His father is Jamel Gaines, founder and artistic director of Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn. Even though he dropped out of LaGuardia High School of Art, Music and the Performing Arts to compete in season 2 of "So You Think You Can Dance," he graduated, with the help of Timothy Bishop and his father... See full bio »

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Step Up
Step Up Ballet Dancer
So You Think You Can Dance
So You Think You Can Dance Miscellaneous Crew
Black Nativity
Black Nativity Nativity Dancer
Smash Dancer


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 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (male dancer - 9 episodes)
- Two of 10 Voted Off (2009) ... (male dancer)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (male dancer)
- Top Four Perform (2009) ... (male dancer)
- Two of Six Voted Off (2009) ... (male dancer)
- Top Six Perform (2009) ... (male dancer)
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 2013 Black Nativity
Nativity Dancer (as Ryan H. Rankine)
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
- The Read-Through (2013) ... Dancer
 2006 Step Up
Ballet Dancer
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 2006 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant / Himself / Himself - Guest Performer
- Finale (2006) ... Himself - Guest Performer
- Top 8 Results (2006) ... Himself - Contestant
- Top 8 Perform (2006) ... Himself - Contestant
- Top 10 Results (2006) ... Himself - Contestant
- Top 10 Perform (2006) ... Himself - Contestant

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Ryan H. Rankine | Ryan

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The audience doesn't have to be dancers to enjoy the work that is produced and performed by the company. It has a human quality that either makes you want to dance, cry or a little of both. Regardless, you'll be moved after a performance. CO [Creative Outlet] is home to me, a place that breeds creativity and individuality. CO has become my family. It's a safe haven full of nurturing, training and... See more »


He is a member of Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn. See more »

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