Bringing Stories Alive through movement
Choreographer, Director & Movement Visionary
I desire to paint the atmosphere with colour. To first see what is possible from the corner of the mind and then fill it with the gold of human expression.
Dannielle aka Rhimes is a London based Visionary and Movement Director. Her work crossed the imaginative fields of hip hop theatre, inventive musical theatre and expressive arts on television and in film. Dannielle is Associate Director for Zoonation: The Kate Prince Company, with background of versatile performance, Dannielle possesses a unique ability to craft together dance with in hip hop and cultural diaspora as well as influences of jazz and contemporary.
Her secret weapons include, making atmospheres come to life with movement, empowering cast members to be authentic on stage and storytelling through movement. Rhimes has worked with in film, television and stage for the past 20 years. In 2010, Rhimes was assistant choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) and later that year brought together the all female dance company Boadicea. In 2012, Rhimes led them on to the finals of Got to Dance (Sky One) and later back onto the show as a Super crew in 2013.
Rhimes was an assistant choreographer and dance captain on The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony and soon after joined forces with Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashley Banjo. Rhimes went on to choreograph in the Diversity Arena tours ‘Digitized’,’Limitless’, ‘Limitless The Reboot’, ‘Up Close and Personal’ and The ITV Diversity Special. Rhimes was a choreographer for ’Into the Hoods Remixed’ and is associate choreographer on ‘Everybody’s talking about Jamie’ West End, The UK Tour, The Movie and the newly announced Australian tour.
Rhimes was associate choreographer on ‘An Officer and a Gentlemen and assisted Zoonation:The Kate Prince Company’s ‘Sylvia’. As Artist Director of Zoonation Youth Company Birmingham, Rhimes Directed ‘Groove on down the Road’ at Wolverhampton Arena Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome and Southampton Mayflower theatre. Rhimes is choreographer for ‘In The Willows’ Metta Productions and Dick Whittington at the National theatre. Other credits include Wayne McGregor’s campaign ‘EVERYbody’ at Selfridges London and both judge and Mentor on ‘BBC Young Dancer’.
Choreographic & Directorial work
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Agent: Shannelle Fergus