Sean McKnight

Jazz, Theater Dance - BFA Musical Theater 
 
Sean McKnight began his choreographic career with the Los Angeles Area premiere of Hot Mikado. The critically acclaimed production earned him nominations for both the LA Drama Critics Circle Award and the LA Stage Alliance Ovation! Award. He made his New York debut directing and choreographing the sold-out, one night concert Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall starring Cheyenne Jackson and Carolee Carmello. Other credits include Dance Austria! - The Big Waltz at Lincoln Center, A Chocolate Avenue Christmas at the Hershey Lodge, as well as creating numbers for Broadway Bares, Gypsy of the Year, Easter Bonnet, and DRA’s 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. Most recently Mr. McKnight recreated Kathleen Marshall’s direction and choreography for the NETworks Theatricals national tour of Anything Goes.
 
As a performer he last served as Dance Captain for Roundabout Theatre Company’s national tour of Anything Goes. His other Broadway and National Tour credits include: Curtains, 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. 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.