Rikkai is a trained graduate from London Contemporary Dance School and has a BA Hons in Fine Arts. Rikkai began his professional career in Amsterdam as company member of De Kiss Moves Fusion Dance Company from 2012 – 14. Rikkai moved to London as a freelance artist and since then he has performed with Boy Blue Entertainment, 201 Dance Company and MCDC. He has also worked with choreographers such as Jean Abreu, Hannah Meraki and Tony Adigun. Rikkai recently began teaching at DanceEast. He is the Artistic Director of BDblaq Dance, and his first duet piece as part of BDblaq premiered at Resolution 2018, which led to a commission by Bermuda Cultural Affairs to remake and perform the duet in Bermuda and nation-wide. As well as this, BDblaq tour shows and lead dance technique workshops to educate, empower and inspire talent from 11 years + including professional dancers.