Choreographer and entertainer Sean Bankhead has created his own lane in dance since the early 2000’s. After his first dane video uploaded to YouTube in 2006 garnered over 1.5 million views, he noticed he could inspire a community of dancers with his talent and gift for dance and choreography. Sean Bankhead continues to be called on by today’s biggest stars like Lil Nas X, Normani and Megan Thee Stallion. It is imperative we give him his flowers today.
Sean Bankhead has become a notable name in music and entertainment. As an infant, he began bopping his head to his local Philly radio station and later, growing as a performer in his high school drumline days. Since then, his wildest dance dreams have come true, choreographing for megastar Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Lee Daniel’s hit drama series STAR on Fox, and Lena Waithe and Halle Berry’s Boomerang on BET.
Sean’s credibility in the business expands beyond his signature dance moves. His vibrant personality and get-it-done attitude is the reason artists continue coming back 15 years later. Sean Bankhead’s noticeable viral “groove” sticks out like a sore thumb in performances like Migos at the BET Hip Hop Awards with the “Too Hot” challenge or the “Bossy” challenge with Keke Palmer.
The notable entertainer has be an instrumental part of the dance community helping to build new artist with his creative movement and direction as seen in the careers of the OMG Girls, Fifth Harmony and now Normani. Many people may have discovered Sean Bankhead early on as an instructor at the popular Dance 411 studios in Atlanta.
Sean Bankhead has taken on even more titles that extend beyond choreographer. He acts as a creative director, director and overall entrepreneur. The all-star entertainer and businessman is not focused on what’s trending but instead, creating what’s hot himself and others are sure to follow suit.
Check out some of Sean Bankhead’s notable work over the years starting with some of his recent work with Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby,” Normani and Cardi B’s “Wild Side” and more. Can you spot Sean’s signature bops?
1. Lil Nas X Shakes The TableSource:lilnasx
Sean Bankhead choreographed Lil Nas X’s latest controversial video with “Industry Baby” and fans could immediately recognize Sean’s involvement with each dance move.
2. “Wild Side” Dance TutorialSource:normani
Always ready to teach, Sean Bankhead and Normani show viewers how to get wild in “Wild Side” dance tutorial.
3. Megan thee Stallion and Cardi B’s “WAP”Source:itsbankhead
Did you catch this movement live at The Grammys? That’s all Sean Bankhead.
4. It’s Up and It’s StuckSource:itsbankhead
This viral sensation was also a Sean Bankhead contribution. Cardi B’s “UP” is one of the best dance crazes this year.
5. Flo Milli’s “Roaring 20s”Source:itsbankhead
The movements feel familiar in Flo Milli’s “Roaring 20s” because it’s another Sean Bankhead production. He choreographed her music video set in the 1920s.
6. Working With Missy Elliott Is A Dream Come TrueSource:itsbankhead
Every choreographer, dancer, and performer looks forward to the moment they can work with one of music’s greatest performers. Missy Elliott’s Iconology became one of Sean’s biggest projects to date, taking on not one but four music videos to be shot in a month.
7. Sam Smith and Demi LovatoSource:itsbankhead
Sean Bankhead’s resume is extensive. It’s a bit difficult to pack into one list, but he extended a hand in the choreography and movement of Sam Smith and Demi Lovato’s “I’m Ready.”
8. Saweetie and Doja Cat’s “Best Friend”Source:itsbankhead
Everything he touches turns to gold. Saweetie and Doja Cat’s hit single “Best Friend” had the Sean Bankhead choreo and movement assist.
9. DJ Khaled’s “I Did It”Source:itsbankhead
At this point, who hasn’t Sean worked with? He assisted DJ Khaled’s “I Did It” music video with choreography and movement.
10. Sean Bankhead Danced With BeyoncéSource:YouTube
We can only imagine this is one of Sean Bankhead’s proudest moments dancing alongside Beyoncé in this “Single Ladies” performance in 2008 on the Tyra Banks Show.