Shawn Hughes is from San Diego, California, and is a graduate of “The American Ballet School” a former soloist with “The American Ballet Ensemble” and “The West Coast Ballet Theatre” his professional credits include work in video, film, and television, company/concert work, night club/cabert shows, stadium/arena shows, casino shows, amusement parks, cruise ships, magic shows, industrials, and conventions. Shawn has also performed numerous roles in musicals and production shows in and around New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Atlantic City.
With over 30 years of diverse teaching experience Shawn’s high energy classes combine contemporary movement of today with a classical sense of line, placement, and technique. For many years Shawn has traveled as a guest teacher, choreographer, and competition judge. Shawn’s choreography encompasses a wide range of styles and dancers have performed his work worldwide.
Shawn continues to travel as an educator, lectures on the university circuit and leads various public and private classes, workshops, training’s, and events.
Also an experienced yoga instructor Shawn teaches locally for Cirque Du Soleil, the Elton John show, the University of Nevada, and is on faculty at the Rock Center for Dance, and TruFusion Summerlin.