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Shawn Byfield

Dora Mavor Moore Award winning choreographer Shawn Byfield is a veteran of TV & film, and an internationally renowned tap dance & hip hop dance instructor. He's a 2007 Gemini Award Nominee, Co-Director of Thrive! Entertainment, and Director of Funk Factory, Canada's National Tap Dance Ensemble. Born in Toronto, Canada, Shawn Byfield has taught ... See full bio »
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Hairspray Little Mo - Detention Kid
Death to Smoochy
Blues Brothers 2000
Make Your Move
Make Your Move Dance Coach & Dancer


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 2014 Working the Engels (TV Series)
Dance Instructor
- Jenna's Friend (2014) ... Dance Instructor
 2014 Boost (Video short)
Drew's Father
 2013 Make Your Move
Dance Coach & Dancer
 2011 Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (Video)
 2010 Turn the Beat Around (TV Movie)
 2007 Hairspray
Little Mo - Detention Kid
 2007 How She Move
5KO Step Team
 2006 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
- Vex Not His Ghost (2006) ... Dancer
 2005-2006 Instant Star (TV Series)
- Viciousness (2006) ... Bruno
- All Apologies (2005) ... Bruno
 2003 The Cheetah Girls (TV Movie)
Audition Dancer (uncredited)
 2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
- Eloise at the Plaza (2003) ... Dancer
 2003 The Music Man (TV Movie)
Dancer / School Band
 2002 Death to Smoochy
 2001 Bojangles (TV Movie)
'Blackbirds' Dancer (as Sean Byfield)
 2000 The Ladies Man
V.S.A. Dancer
 1999 Taal
Dancer (uncredited)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
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 2011 Skins (TV Series) (dance coach - 3 episodes)
- Michelle (2011) ... (dance coach)
- Tea (2011) ... (dance coach)
- Tony (2011) ... (dance coach)
 2003 All I Wanna Do Is Just Have Some Fun (Short) (co-choreographer)

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Sean Byfield

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Inspired to dance after watching Gregory Hines as a child.

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