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14 Famous Choreographers Every Dance Fan Should Know

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14 Famous Choreographers Every Dance Fan Should Know

August 25, 2022
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From Beyonce's go-to choreographer to viral TikTok sensations to the genius behind Disney's In the Heights routines, we lined up some of the hottest choreographers in the industry right now so you can upgrade your timeline with the best of the best. 

1. Sean Bankhead (@itsbankhead)

What do Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Drake, and Normani all have in common? They have all dawned on the moves of this iconic choreographer. Sean Bankhead has established himself as a household name in the industry as the mastermind behind some of 2021's most iconic artist performances. 

With viral choreography, like Cardi B’s “Up”, Lil Nas X’s INDUSTRY BABY, and Normani’s Wild Side, you can count on Sean to deliver hype grooves, hard-hitting basses, and high energy choreography in every video. 

Check out his 2021 masterpiece in Normani’s Wild Side MV:

2. Jaquel Knight (@jacquelknight)

Credits: Beyonce, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B

Community Mentor and most recently known for Body choreography with Megan THEE Stallion.

3. Parris Goebel (@parrisgoebel)

Want an ICONIC group number?

Parri$ Goebel will deliver. From the New Zealand competitive dance scene with Royal Family, to ripping the runway with Rihanna and tearing up the floor with BTS, Parris Goebel is a powerhouse choreographer known not only for her striking choreography but also her strong group visuals. 

Yummy - Justin Bieber and the Sorry Girls

4. Sienna Lalau (@sienna.lalua)

BTS, VMA best choreography, the Lab, J-Lo

Only 20 years old 

Bailey and Sienna Collab Up video: 

Take the class with Sienna Lalau on STEEZY 

5. Brian Puspos (@brianpuspos)

Concept King- From concept to choreo Brian inspired an entire generation of movers 

Check out Brian Puspos BTS "Butter" choreography

Take the class with Brian on STEEZY 

6. Bailey Sok (@baileysok)

Age ain’t nothing but a number and Bailey Sok is one to watch. At only 17, she has a ton of choreography credits under her belt. The journey has only just begun for this young blood so be sure to follow to keep up. 

Check out Bailey Sok’s choreography to “REDMERCEDES” by Aminé.

Take the class with Bailey Sok on STEEZY 

7. Keone Madrid (@keonemadrid)

Kpop 

Disney/Pixar animation 

Beyond Babel 

Viral Dance Videos 

8. Rie Hata (@riehata)

BROWN/LADYGAGA/Omarion/BTS/CL/ZICO/EXO/NCT/BOA/TWICE/RedVelvet/EXILE TRIBE

Known as the “Queen of Swag” within the Hip-Hop choreography scene, Rie Hata has trained a generation of Japanese movers. Her effortless grooves, sharp musicality, and of course swag make this mother of 2 a force to be reckoned with. 

Take the class with Rie Hata on STEEZY 

9. Christopher Scott (@chrislxd)

Have you gotten the chance to check out the 2021 release of In the Heights? While there was a bit of controversy surrounding this film's release, one thing that isn’t up for debate is the films amazing dance numbers. Choreographer Christopher Scott has been the man behind the moves for some of our favorite musicals and dance movies with credits like Step Up, In the Heights. 

In the Heights Step Up:

10. Kyle Hanagami (@kylehanagami)

Blackpink - Femme Style powerhouse anthem type beat choreo

11. Sean Lew (@seanlew

One of the ones to watch. Contemporary meets hip-hop. Only the beginning.

Check out Sean Lew’s choreography to “Wants and Needs” by Drake ft. Lil Baby.

Take the class with Sean Lew on STEEZY 

12. Ian Eastwood (@Ian_eastwood)

Dedication to his craft, dance education, and inspiring young dancers while still paying homage to the dancers that paved the way for us. 

Check out Ian Eastwood’s choreography to “Pain” by PinkPantheress:

Take the class with Ian Eastwood on STEEZY 

13. Aliya Janell (@thealiyajanell)

Heels choreography. Embracing the strength and confidence of the heels and the feminine form. 

Check out Aliya Janell’s choreography to “Rumors” by Lizzo ft. Cardi B.

Take the class with Aliya Janell on STEEZY 

14. Charm La Donna (@charmladonna)

Charm La’Donna returns to teach a hip-hop style dance to Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders:

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