Rio started Dancing at the age of 7 in Bolton where he studied in R.A.D Ballet, I.S.T.D Modern and Tap.
From there went on to college to Dolphin Dance Studios in Liverpool to continue with his training where he graduated with a Btec Diploma in Musical Theatre.
In that time Rio was also the 2011 IDTA Dance Master Champion of Great Britain, Worked with Snow Patrol, been on Xfactor and a Sky one TV show Called ‘My Wonderful Life’. Rio Has toured around the country as a backing Dancer and was in the first ever 'Our Day Out' The Musical.
Rio has had the great pleasure to work with people such as - Ray Quinn, Willie Russell, Philip Olivier, Tina Malone, Michael Starke just to name a few.
Rio has also Travelled the country to teach various workshop classes, from teaching in London all the way to areas in Wales.
Credits - Snow Patrol ,Xfactor, BGT, BooHoo, Judge Jules, Sky One, Chicago, ITV, Peter Pan (choreographer) 101 Dalmatians (Assistant Choreographer), Hollyoaks (Assistant Choreographer), Stepping out (oldham Coliseum, Assistant Choreographer )Olympic Relay, REDD, UK Standup, Liverpool Pride main Stage, Bike & Triathlon Fashion show, Southport Fashion Show , IDF World Championships Italy.