Originally born in London, Rhys is from a Jamaican & Barbadian heritage. He began dancing at a young age in Hip-Hop went on to study at Northern School of Contemporary Dance and later graduated from London Contemporary Dance School, The Place. Since graduating Rhys has been working as an independent freelance artist. He is one of the Artistic Directors for dance organisation FUBUNATION. He has worked with high profile music artists and toured internationally with a range of contemporary dance companies teaching workshops throughout the UK and overseas.

He believes in movement as a form of therapy and thrives on the collaborative approach to making work. He feels it is a great responsibility to create art that can exist strongly with communities as much as it does on a higher scale.