Fall 2014 BC Beat Choreographer

Sean McKnight recently directed and choreographed the sold-out, one night concert Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall starring Cheyenne Jackson and Carolee Carmello.  He began his choreographic career with the Los Angeles Area premiere of Hot Mikado.  The production earned him nominations for the LA Drama Critics Circle Award and the LA Stage Alliance Ovation! Award.  Other choreographic credits include: Dance Austria! - The Big Waltz at Lincoln Center, A Chocolate Avenue Christmas at the Hershey Lodge, Broadway Bares, Gypsy of the Year, Easter Bonnet, and Dance from the Heart.  As an Associate Choreographer he has worked at Ford’s Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Westchester Broadway Theatre, White Plains Performing Arts Center, Red Mountain Theatre Company and Seattle 5th Avenue Theatre.  Sean had the privilege to remount Kathleen Marshall’s direction and choreography for the current NETworks Theatricals National Tour of Anything Goes.       

As a performer, Sean has served as Dance Captain for Roundabout Theatre Company’s National Tour of Anything Goes.  Last seen on Broadway in Curtains, his other New York and/or National Tour credits include: Merrily We Roll Along (new cast recording), Girl Crazy, Stairway to Paradise, Shrek the Musical, The Producers, 42nd Street, Cinderella starring Eartha Kitt, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Annie Get Your Gun (Tommy Keeler) and A Christmas Story the Musical.  At the Kennedy Center he has had the privilege to perform in Ragtime, Carnival! and Mame.  Other Regional credits include productions at Ford’s Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Casa Mañana, Theatre Under the Stars, and over 20 shows for Pittsburgh CLO.  

He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan and is currently on faculty at Pace University.