To life, through movement.
London born and raised choreographer and movement director, Dannielle aka Rhimes brings versatility in style whilst making the whole space she is working in, come alive. Her unique approach to choreography is to first colour in the atmosphere and then add texture with body movement.
Dannielle, well known as Rhimes Lecointe is a London based Visionary, Movement Director and Associate Choreographer for Zoonation: The Kate Prince Company. Coming from a background of versatile performance, Rhimes 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’.