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Ryleigh Liliana Vertes
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Gender Female
Age 22
Birthdate December 30, 1995
Nationality American
Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Louisville, Kentucky
Height {{{height}}}
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dirty Blonde (naturally brown)
School Grade Class of 2014
Professional Information
Profession Dancer
Student
Affiliations MSA Talent Agency
University of Louisville Ladybirds (dance team)
Dance Studios Roger's School of Dance (1998-unknown)
Studio 19 Dance Complex (unknown-2011)
Abby Lee Dance Company (2012-2014)
Titles see below
Friends and Family
Parents Jill Vertes
Erno Vertes
Siblings Kendall Vertes
Charlotte Vertes
Friends Taylor Ackerman
Rose Crombie
Shannon Currie
Kalani Hilliker
Sarah Johnston
Kassidy Leon
Nina Linhart
Katherine Narasimhan
Brandon Pent
Brittany Pent
Elizabeth Rohm
Courtney Schwartz
Madelyne Spang
Auriel Welty
Pets Juicy and Bebe (guinea pigs)
Lulu (dog)
Chricket (dog)
Carmel (cat)
Nicknames RyRy
Ryleigh Liliana Vertes (born on December 30, 1995), is the older sister of Kendall and Charlotte Vertes, and the daughter of Erno Vertes and Jill Vertes. Ryleigh started dancing when she was three years old at Roger's School of Dance, then transferred to Studio 19 Dance Complex. She has made several cameo appearances on Lifetime's hit reality television series Dance Moms, which Kendall and Jill star on.

Ryleigh currently is pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville and has been a member of the Ladybirds dance team for four years. Beginning in August of 2017, Ryleigh was featured on the first season of Lifetime's So Sharp!, which depicts the lives of the members of the Ladybirds dance team. She graduated in 2018.

DancesEdit

SolosEdit

Singing in the Rain - 2002

  • 10th overall age 8 & under solo - Nexstar Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Only in Dreams - 2004

  • High Gold Award - Nexstar Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 4th overall mini competitive solo - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

unknown - unknown genre - 2004

  • 4th overall mini solo - American Artistic Awards in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

To Die For - 2005

  • 4th overall age 9-12 solo, Regional Preteen Miss Nexstar - Nexstar Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Moon Goddess - 2007

  • 3rd overall junior xtreme solo - DanceXplosion Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Underwater - 2007

  • 8th overall junior competitive solo - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Make Me Whole - 2008

  • 5th overall power 12-14 solo - Starpower Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Yesterday - 2010

  • 4th overall intermediate 12-14 solo - KAR in Warren, Ohio
  • 7th overall blue 15-19 solo - Revolution Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2011
  • 7th overall petite solo - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio
  • 7th overall power 12-14 solo - Starpower Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 14th overall teen solo - StarQuest Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Out of the Wild - 2011

  • 3rd overall intermediate 15-19 solo - KAR in Akron, Ohio
  • 10th overall power 15-19 solo - Starpower Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In These Roses - specialty - 2012

  • unknown scoring - Dance Educators of America in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The River - specialty - 2014

  • did not place - Onstage New York in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Without a Word - specialty - 2014

  • did not place - JUMP Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • did not place - Sheer Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • did not place - Sheer Talent Competition Nationals in Laa Vegas, Nevada

DuetsEdit

Excellent Birds - unknown genre (with Maggie Crombie) - 2006-2007

  • 1st overall junior xtreme duet/trio - DanceXplosion Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2007
  • 1st overall junior competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition East Coast Finals 2006
  • 2nd overall junior competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2007

Holding Out For a Hero - contemporary (with Brandon Pent) - 2011

  • unknown scoring - NUVO Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wherever You Go - contemporary (with Brandon Pent) - 2012

Too Young - lyrical (with Kendall Vertes) - 2014

TriosEdit

Nightmare - unknown genre (with Maggie Crombie and Riley Majiros) - 2004

  • 1st overall mini competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Goddess Speaking - unknown genre (with Maggie Crombie and Cassidy Lewis) - 2006

  • 8th overall junior competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition East Coast Finals

Mermaidz - unknown genre (with Maggie Crombie and Julia Kemerer) - 2007

  • 3rd overall junior xtreme duet/trio - DanceXplosion Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 4th overall junior competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Speaking Goddesses - unknown genre (with Maggie Crombie and Cassidy Lewis) - 2007

  • 3rd overall junior competitive duet/trio - Showstopper Dance Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 4th overall junior xtreme duet/trio - DanceXplosion Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Listen - open (with Sarah Johnston and Erica Williams) - 2010

  • 5th overall teen duet/trio - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Hotel - unknown genre (with Sarah Johnston and Riley Majiros) - 2011

  • 2nd overall 12-14 blue duet/trio - Revolution Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Locomotion - jazz (with Payton Ackerman and Auriel Welty) - 2013

  • 2nd overall senior duet/trio - NUVO Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3rd overall advanced senior duet/trio - Onstage New York in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

All I Need - jazz (with Payton Ackerman and Auriel Welty) - 2014

Explosion - contemporary (with Mariah Aivazis and Auriel Welty) - 2014

GroupsEdit

with Abby Lee Dance CompanyEdit

Addicted to Love - jazz (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Katie Genre, Olivia Ice, Nina Linhart, Brittany Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, Kendall Vertes, and Auriel Welty) - 2012

  • did not place - JUMP Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2nd overall senior line - Dance Educators of America in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Checkmate - contemporary (with Paige Hyland, Brandon Pent, Kendall Vertes, Maddie Ziegler, and others) - 2012

Journey to the Altar - lyrical (with Elissa Berardi, John Fiumara, Katie Genre, Olivia Ice, Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Brittany Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, and Auriel Welty) - 2012

  • 1st overall senior line - JUMP Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1st overall senior large group - West Coast Dance Explosion in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2nd overall senior line, 3rd senior contemporary - NYCDA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3rd overall senior line - Dance Educators of America in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Piano Man - tap (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Nick Dobbs, John Fiumara, Katie Genre, Maddie Genre, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Nina Linhart, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Brittany Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Hope Roberts, Elizabeth Rohm, and Auriel Welty) - 2012

  • 1st overall teen line - Dance Educators of America in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2nd overall teen extended line - JUMP Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Break the Law - contemporary (with Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Stephanie Pittman, and Elizabeth Rohm) - 2013

Dorothy Chandler Pavillion - pointe (with Nina Linhart, Katherine Narasimhan, and Hope Roberts) - 2013

Kinger-Porter Stomp - tap (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Nick Dobbs, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, and Auriel Welty) - 2013

Maestro - (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Olivia Ice, Nina Linhart, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2013

  • did not place - JUMP Dance Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2nd overall teen line - Sheer Talent Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3rd overall advanced teen division - Onstage New York in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Man of La Mancha - acrobatic (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Nick Dobbs, Nia Frazier, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, Keara Sweeney, Kendall Vertes, Auriel Welty, and Maddie Ziegler) - 2013

Red Carpet - specialty (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Nick Dobbs, Olivia Ice, Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Elizabeth Rohm, and Auriel Welty) - 2013

Reign Dance - lyrical (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Nina Linhart, Malena Maust, Katherine Narasimhan, Stephanie Pittman, Hope Roberts, Elizabeth Rohm, Keara Sweeney, Kendall Vertes, Auriel Welty, and Maddie Ziegler) - 2013

The American Dream - lyrical (with Payton Ackerman, Elissa Berardi, Nick Dobbs, Nia Frazier, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Nina Linhart, Chloe Lukasiak, Malena Maust, Katherine Narasimhan, Brandon Pent, Stephanie Pittman, Hope Roberts, Elizabeth Rohm, Keara Sweeney, Alison Taylor, Kendall Vertes, Eve Vinkler, Auriel Welty, and Maddie Ziegler) - 2013

Wish I Didn't - contemporary (with Payton Ackerman, Nick Dobbs, Nina Linhart, Brandon Pent, Elizabeth Rohm, and Auriel Welty) - 2013

America Gone - contemporary (with Payton Ackerman, Mariah Aivazis, Nia Frazier, Olivia Ice, Brooke Kosinski, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Ian Schmoke, Keara Sweeney, Alison Taylor, Kendall Vertes, Eve Vinkler, Auriel Welty, Mackenzie Ziegler, and Maddie Ziegler) - 2014

Birds of a Feather - acrobatic (with Payton Ackerman, Nia Frazier, Brooke Kosinski, Sammie Lenzi, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Ian Schmoke, Keara Sweeney, Kendall Vertes, Mackenzie Ziegler, and Maddie Ziegler) - 2014

Crazy in Love - jazz (with Payton Ackerman, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

In Time - lyrical (with Payton Ackerman, Mariah Aivazis, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Ian Schmoke, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

Lucky One - contemporary (with Payton Ackerman, Mariah Aivazis, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

Schoolgirls - jazz (with Payton Ackerman, Mariah Aivazis, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Ian Schmoke, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

Still Alive For Your Love - contemporary (with Payton Ackerman, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

Vampire Heart - lyrical (with Payton Ackerman, Mariah Aivazis, Olivia Ice, Kassidy Leon, Katherine Narasimhan, Hope Roberts, Ian Schmoke, Keara Sweeney, and Auriel Welty) - 2014

with Studio 19 Dance ComplexEdit

Against My Window - open (with Sarah Johnston and others) - 2010

  • 3rd overall teen small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Evil Spirits - acrobatic (with Alaina Johnston, Sarah Johnston, Madelyne Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 1st overall junior small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Faces - specialty (with Sarah Johnston, Elizabeth Rohm, and others) - 2010

  • 2nd overall teen small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Hope for Haiti - lyrical (with Sarah Johnston, Madelyne Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 5th overall junior small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

How Do I Look? - jazz (with Alaina Johnston, Sarah Johnston, Madelyne Spang, Michelle Spang, Kendall Vertes, and others) - 2010

  • 5th overall junior large group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

I Love the 80's - open (with Sarah Johnston, Elizabeth Rohm, Michelle Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 1st overall teen line - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Little Bird - jazz (with Sarah Johnston, Madelyne Spang, Michelle Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 1st overall teen small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Live and Let Die - acrobatic (with Sarah Johnston, Madelyne Spang, Michelle Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 1st overall teen large group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Time - lyrical (with Sarah Johnston, Michelle Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 4th overall teen small group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Toy Soldier - open (with Sarah Johnston, Elizabeth Rohm, Michelle Spang, and others) - 2010

  • 6th overall teen large group - Showbiz Talent Competition in Columbus, Ohio

Dance TitlesEdit

  • Regional Preteen Miss Nexstar 2005 for "To Die For"

Fun FactsEdit

  • Ryleigh was taking classes at Reign Dance Productions before she and Kendall became official members of the Abby Lee Dance Company.
  • Ryleigh made an appearance in her sister Kendall's music video Wear 'em Out.

GalleryEdit

Louisville LadybirdEdit

VideosEdit

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