“Get The Results You Want With An Award-Winning Choreographer, Leading Entertainment Coach & International Dance Authority”
Need a professional dance choreographer that leaves an impact? Shawn Byfield is here for you.
Whether you need exciting dance performances, sweat-filled dance workshops, private one-on-one coaching, powerful presentations, dance studio services, expert imagery and more, Shawn can help take you, your students and your live event to the next level.
Dance Classes, Choreography & Workshops
As a highly sought out adjudicator for dance competitions, Shawn Byfield understands what it takes to stand out from the rest and wow judges.
He creates remarkable, award-winning choreography for dance studios, and works well with your Junior, Intermediate and Senior students in tap dance, hip hop, and character or musical theatre.
From solos and duets, to large groups and productions, Shawn has an eye for creative and fun choreography dancers and judges enjoy.
Special Event Choreography
In need of an energetic performance for your upcoming event? Hire Shawn for charity fundraisers, private functions, weddings, celebrations, professional events and product launches.
“Samba Squad and Shawn have performed together on 3 different occasions and collaborated on the structure and dynamics of the performance. The process was total ease from start to finish. Shawn is highly professional, artisically adventursome and very creative. He’s a very giving person and his charismatic personality pulls you in and at the end of the day you’re left feeling WONDERFULLY JOYOUS.”Rick Lazar – Artistic Director, Samba Squad
Fashion Show Choreographer, Director & Performer
A lover of style and fashion, Shawn Byfield successfully merges creative dance choreography with live catwalk fashion shows and all sorts of fashion events.
Shawn’s fashion show clients include Toronto Kids Fashion Week, Miss World Canada, Holt Renfrew, Reebok, World MasterCard Fashion Week, Children’s Aid Foundation, Infusion Canada and more. Shawn works creatively with your fashion designers, runway models of all abilities, is a trainer for beauty pageant contestants and is excellent working with fashion show producers on a deadline.
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, ExpertBram Goldstein – BiG Entertainment
“Shawn is rich with talent and brings his incredible visions to life with his dancing. Not only is he a Canadian national treasure as a remarkable dancer, choreographer and visionary but he is also a personable, respectful and caring artist. Shawn loves what he does – and it shows. Working with him would be a gift that I would like to receive again and again.”
Film/ Television Choreographer And Performer
Shawn is a veteran performer on camera, who brings more than 20+ years experience in front of the lens.
Shawn worked choreography on dance movies and TV shows such as Make Your Move, How She Move, SKINS for MTV USA, the JUNO Awards, Royal Canadian Air Farce, as well as many popular shows on TV networks MUCHMUSIC, CBC, CTV, YTV, CITYTV and Bravo.
Shawn is an expert at making actors look and feel comfortable moving in front of the camera. He’s great at communicating and translating the director’s ideas, and creates visual choreography that can be edited perfectly in your scene.
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
“Shawn is one of those rare gems who you can count on to deliver what you need, and do it in record time. He is impeccable in his style and owns his work like no other I have seen. He is dependable, positive and focused on results delivered with true heart and soul. Everything he touches gets better. Brilliant man.”Cathy Young – Live Show Director
Theatre Dance Choreography
Shawn Byfield is a DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARD recipient (Canada’s TONY AWARD) as co-creator and choreographer of “I THINK I CAN,” an original musical theatre production that thrilled audiences in Ottawa and Toronto.
He’s been just as busy creating dance & theatre choreography for the Brampton’s Rose Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Young People’s Theatre, The National Arts Centre, Betty Oliphant Theatre, Winter Garden Theatre, Massey Hall and other prominent performance centres across Canada.
Shawn is also one of Canada’s ONLY dance professionals who’s a GEMINI AWARD nominee for performance. He understands what it takes to create audience-pleasing choreography for your next show or event.
Corporate Events and Interactive Promotions
Let’s face it: If you want to stand out, you need to be different. Traditional advertising doesn’t work anymore.
Shawn understands people don’t like to feel “sold” so he creates interactive events, spontaneous flash mobs and street team antics to create memorable street buzz. Fun, creative activities influence buying decisions of our younger, social savvy generation… which translates to a more profitable bottom line for you and your brand.