ROXITY Championships - Street & Hip-Hop
Presented by Steady & Rhimes. Next competition 5th October 2017 - Disneyland® Paris, France
Please note: Packages are now also available for Roxity / IFDPA March 2018 departures, please call for pricing and details.
Founded and developed by Paul “Steady” Steadman (Flawless, Funkstylerz, Trinity Warriors) and “Rhimes” Lecointe (Boadicea Dance Company, Boy Blue) Roxity launches in 2017 at Disneyland® Paris!
Taking part during the International Festival of Dance and Performing Arts (IFDPA, now in its 11th year) Roxity is about to break new ground for street and hip hop competitions worldwide.
A competition designed from the ground up to not only showcase the best dance talent, give a fair and inclusive competition structure, but also promote and educate the world about the true street and hip hop dance movement.
• Solo and crew comps!
• Age and experience categories for fairness!
• Magical Disney experiences and opportunites!
• Specialist prizes designed for dancer development
Exclusive Workshops - Coming Soon
As well as a full solo and crew competition Roxity also offers unique opportunities to learn, dance and perform with specialist “Roots” workshops and Disney experiences for both dancers and teachers alike, helping to develop the next wave of professional dancers and schools.
Magical Disney® Experiences
Add to this the excitement and magic of experiencing, staying and performing in the magic of Disneyland® Paris and you have a stand out event like no other.
This includes opportunities for dancers to showcase on a Disney stage as part of Disney Performing Arts OnStage experiences and also take part in the magical Pre-Parade through the Disneyland® Park.*
The ethos of The Roxity Dance Championships
is to develop and promote true street and hip hop styles, educate and nurture upcoming dance talent, and give dancers the opportunity to showcase themselves as part of a progressive and professional street/hip hop competition. Our mission is to become internationally renowned for fairness, fun and mind blowing street and hip hop dance talent.
Please click HERE for full details of this exciting new competition format.
A passion for real street and hip-hop - Meet the experts behind the Roxity Championships.
“Rhimes” Lecointe - Rhimes Lecointe is the CEO of The Boadicea Company and has been in the Performance Industry for over a decade. As a performer, Rhimes has played many different roles both stage and screen, and as a leader she has been the driving force behind her crew, helping them make history by being the first and only all female crew to reach the finals of Sky 1’s Got to Dance leading to tours with Britain’s Got Talent Winners ‘Diversity’.
Rhimes also starred as the lead role of ‘Rap-On-Zel’ in ZooNation Dance Company’s critically acclaimed award-winning West End show ‘Into the Hoods’ from 2006 to 2009 and also appeared in Boy Blue’s Olivier Award winning production Pied Piper and Over the Edge, both at the Barbican. Working within the Boy Blue Company since the beginning of its now 14 years running, Rhimes has contributed to both Choreographic and Leadership Roles; as well as numerous assistant role to Artistic Director, Kenrick Sandy.
In 2010 Rhimes was cast as the lead character ‘Justine’ in the box office smash hit film Street Dance 3D, known around the world as one of the greatest Dance films made. In 2012 Rhimes performed and lead as a Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer Danny Boyle’s ‘Thanks Tim’ Section for the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Rhimes created choreography for The Digitzed and The Limitless tour along with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.
“Steady” - From Jamaican heritage, Steady is one of the freshest bboys to ever come out of the UK. Now recognised as part of the celebrated streetdance crew, Flawless, Steady has been touring the world with the group ever since their successful run on ITV's Britain's Got Talent. Steady has been one of the core choreographers for Flawless since he joined in 2007. With over 15 years experience in the dance industry, he has bought versatility and creativity to the group and company.
Not only has he produced his own Hip Hop theatre productions, such as, ‘I used to love her’, he has also been fortunate enough to perform in the European tour of ‘Life of a Bboy, by Benji Reid’. Other features include worldwide campaigns with Western Union & National Geographic, as well as the BBC. Steady is also one of the original founders of both Funkstylerz and Trinity Warriors dance crews.
The extensive knowledge he has gained throughout the years, has made him very passionate about teaching the new generation of dancers. His excellent ability in bboying, house and hip hop make him one of the most in demand bboys in the UK. Always the performer, his energy and showmanship combined with his originality creates dance entertainment at its best.