She is co-artistic director of Swamp Theatre, and a Registered Yoga Teacher, and a graduate of the Modus Operandi Contemporary Dance Program. Rianne has danced in works by Kelly McInnes, Layla Marcelle Mrozowski, Justine Chambers, Zahra Shahab, Hailey McCluskey, Anna Kraulis, Damian Criollo-Villacis & collaborated in artistic residency with Areli Moran (Mexico).
As a dance artist she has been given many opportunities to be a part of numerous exciting projects. Some highlights include the International Dance Seminar in Brazil, Dancing on the Edge, working with artists such as, Young MC, Indian opera singer Veera Devi Khare, Lil Buck and with spoken word artist Scruffmouth Scribe through Brief Encounters. She has also toured Egypt and Israel with Big Fish Management along side Lisa Brokop, choreographed for C3: CreateLAB Vortex Dome at LA Center Studios and danced hundreds of shows throughout British Columbia with urban dance crew, Project Soul through ArtStarts.
The past 16 years have also been dedicated to developing her skill as a dance educator and mentor. She acted as assistant director of training company, The SOULdiers for eight years, worked with women and children in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, was head of the outreach dance program for Kidsafe, frequently teaches workshops at elementary and high schools, as well as, more formal dance studio settings, such as the acclaimed Harbour Dance Centre.
Her new focus is on creating innovative dance works and to continue to work as the co-artistic director of OURO Collective as she continues training in her new found passion for contemporary and modern dance while still working as a registered holistic nutritionist and keep presenting her “Nutrition for Dancers” seminars to dancers of all ages. Check out these website for more info: www.ourocollective.com OR www.cbuccidance.com