In 2002 he joined Cirque du Soleil,
where from 2004 to the present day he has been a Talent Scout
specializing in dance. Over the last several years, Rick’s contributions
to the Casting Department has extended itself to contributing to and
drawing up new operational and business strategies, as well as
contributing to innovative internal and external strategies of various
Rick was also one of the acrobatic choreographers for the Cirque du Soleil Big Top touring show Volta.
In November 2016, Rick began working with Ukranian hoop manipulation artist Aleksandra Savina as choreographer and coach. Together they are currently developing two new manipulation numbers.
As well as working extensively with Cirque du Soleil and as a freelance artiste / choreographer, Rick is excited to be an Executive Director of International Performing Arts & Theatre and is leading dance education in the 21st Century. Rick, together with the other Executive Directors and the wider team, is excited to be part of this evolving organisation.