Shawn Hughes has a professional background which includes both classical roles as well as contemporary work. A former soloist with the American Ballet Ensemble and the West Coast Ballet Theatre, he has performed world wide with credits in video, film, and television, as well as company work, nightclub, casino, and concert shows.
Well known for his inspirational classes, as a teacher he travels internationally. Works as a dance judge, show director, and lectures on the university circuit.
Shawn’s choreography encompasses a wide range of styles. His work combines contemporary movements of today with a classical sense of line, placement, and technique. Dancers have performed his work around the world and his award winning competition routines gain top honors.
Originally from San Diego, California Shawn now lives and works in Las Vegas, where he teaches dance and yoga for Cirque Du Soleil, the Elton John show, local competition teams, and is on faculty at the Rock Center For Dance.