SEAN CHEESMAN is internationally renowned and has worked with some of the world’s top entertainers including Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Carmen Electra, Tina Turner, Queen Latifah, & Britney Spears.
Most recently Sean was one of the producers, creative directors, and choreographers for Andrew Lloyd Webbers search for a Dorothy on the TV show OVER THE RAINBOW airing in Canada. Choreographer and Head Judge on the reality show/dance competition DIRTY DANCING: TIME OF YOUR LIFE. One of the only choreographers to have judged and choreographed for SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE in the USA, Canada and UK. Choreographer and Mentor for the T4 show MUSICOOL.
Sean was born in Trinidad but grew up in Calgary Canada. From his Canadian beginnings as a figure skater and dancer, Sean went on to study at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center in New York. In the years that followed he toured with Janet Jackson as a choreographer and dancer. He subsequently choreographed the “Diamonds and Pearls” tour for Prince as well as tours for Faith Hill, No Angels and most recently he’s working on “take sport.add music” Nike campaign in Germany and the UK as well as Bacardi’s “Made To Mix” commercial campaign.
Sean appeared in the Warner Brothers film THE BODYGUARD starring Whitney Houston (he also choreographed the dance sequences). Other television works include (as choreographer) the NBC television series GUYS NEXT DOOR, SOUL TRAIN AWARDS and Janet Jackson’s performance on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.
He has also written, directed, and choreographed large-scale musicals in Russia and Japan. Setting “West Side Story” in Greece and being one of the Creatives for the largest staged revue show in Europe called ‘Freidrich Stadt Palast’ in Berlin.