Dannielle Lecointe well known as Rhimes is a London based Creative. Recognised as a Choreographer, Director, Dramaturg and Creative Coach; Dannielle has brought creative life to both stage and screen as a performer and a creative architect.
Her role as ‘Rap-On-Zel’ in ZooNation:The Kate Prince Company’s critically acclaimed award-winning West End show ‘Into the Hoods’ from 2006 to 2009 which laid the foundation for those next to play the role and had her working on ‘Into The Hoods Remixed’ in 2016 as a choreographer. The Boy Blue veteran landed a part in Boy Blue’s Olivier Award winning production Pied Piper and their barbican sensation Over the Edge. In 2010 screens embraced her as the character ‘Justine’ in the box office smash hit film Street Dance 3D. In 2012 she led Boadicea Crew to the screen, enabling them to reach the finals of Got to Dance (Sky One) and later onto the show as a Supercrew in 2013. Dannielle joined forces with Ashley Banjo, taking Boadicea on tour with BGT winners, Diversity. Tours included ‘Digitized’,’Limitless’, ‘Limitless The Reboot’ and ITV’s ‘Up Close and Personal’. As an Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain, Dannielle led a team of over 500 people at 2012 ‘Olympic Opening Ceremonies’ which came after her role working as assistant choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) 2010. Dannielle is Associate Choreographer of ‘Everybody’s talking about Jamie’ West End, The UK Tour, The Movie and the newly announced Australian tour. She later became Resident Director on the west end production. She was associate choreographer on ‘An Officer and a Gentlemen in the Leicester Curve and Artist Director of Zoonation Youth Company in London and Birmingham, remounting and directing ‘Groove on down the Road’ at Wolverhampton Arena Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome and Southampton Mayflower theatre.
Dannielle was recently nominated for the OFFIES best Choreography/Movement award and Black British Theatre, best movement director for her work on The Stars at the Stratford East Theatre Royal. Other choreographic work includes Dick Whittington at the National Theatre and Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, In the Willows the musical, campaign ‘EVERYbody’ at Selfridges London, judge and Mentor on ‘BBC Young Dancer’.
Her recent work includes Creative Director and visionary behind the open of the brand new East Bank collaborating with London College of Fashion, BBC, V&A museum and Sadlers Wells East and “To The Street Musical” in collaboration with The Commonwealth Games.