At Red Rhino, we'e seen first hand the therapeutic power of dance therapy in action all over the United States and Canada.
Through our Inclusive dance experiences, Our mission is to deliver the gift of movement to any student who would benefit from experiencing movement education.
With a focus on the special needs community, people with physical disabilities, and marginalized communities, We truly believe in moving the world forward...
...and dancing the whole way!
Rosie Dillon has been lovingly deemed "The Red Rhino" by her family and friends, Referring of course to her fiery red hair and strong, athletic gate. She walks confidently all over Ottawa, Ontario and has been a dancer as long as we've known her.
Rosie's older brother Eoghan Dillon, a professional dancer in NYC, created RED RHINO in hopes of travelling the country to teach the importance of inclusivie dance and dance therapy.
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Eoghan Dillon was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. At the age of four, he moved to Canada, where he began dancing at the age of 12. In 2012, Mr. Dillon received a full scholarship to study at the Ailey School in New York City, where he studied under Milton Meyers, Francesca Harper, and many other prestigious professionals.
Eoghan is currently The Artistic Associate with Parsons Dance in NYC, an internationally renowned touring contemporary dance company, where he also continues to perform as a guest artist. Under the direction of David Parsons, he has worked one on one with choreographers Robert Battle, Kate Skarpetowska, Trey McIntyre, and Ephrat Asherie. Eoghan has toured, taught, and choreographed all over the United States and Europe has been commissioned to set works on Parsons Dance, METDance, and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Company, and Ballet Memphis. Most Recently Mr. Dillon has been selected as a Finalist for the Capezio A.C.E Awards. Eoghan has been featured in international marketing publications, most notably the GAP's "Dress Normal" Campaign and maintains teaching positions at the Flow40 Touring Dance Convention as well as The Broadway Dance Center in New York City.
Eoghan has 7+ years training in special needs dance education and continues to bring inclusive dance spaces to studios around Canada and the US with his touring initiative RED RHINO