Jade Catherine Ryan was born Year 2000 in Wollongong, NSW, Australia and has relocated to Sydney. She has always been a fun and creative girl, never really fitting into the standard teenage mold, preferring to live her life 'outside the box'. Her love for acting started at an early age and became a reality in 2015 when she signed with a well known Sydney talent agency. Jade has since starred in various roles in TV and film. Jade has trained at notable acting institutions such as NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Arts) and AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School). She recently spent time screen acting in New York and Los Angeles (2016-2017) with AIPA (Australian Institute of Performing Arts), studying at John Rosenfeld Studios LA and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NY. Currently (May, 2017) Jade is training with actress / mentor Emily Stratten, Director of Kiama Actors Studio and is involved with various filming projects to be released in 2017. Jade is best known for her role as Melinda in film Inner Voice (2017), directed by Kristen May. Jade prides her love for the outdoors and nature as keeping her grounded as an actor.