Jamal Sims is one of today’s most sought after choreographer/directors in the industry. Currently Jamal is just completed Directing an episode of Grease:Rise of the Pink Ladies as well as choreographing the entire season. He choreographed Disney’s Encanto as well as the new Netflix musical 13: the Musical. He’s a resident choreographer on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Directed a World of Wonder documentary entitled When the Beat Drops.
Other projects include Disneys live-action film Aladdin to be released in 2019 and the smash hit Girls Trip. Choreographer of the Step Up series, the acclaimed Microsoft Surface/Surface Pro tablet commercial, and the viral Safety Video hit for Virgin America. Jamal has also worked with Neil Patrick Harris as the Supervising Choreographer for RENT at the Hollywood Bowl. His other Choreography credits include Footloose, Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, Dancing with the Stars, the Emmy nominated 82nd Academy Awards (Produced by Step Up feature film franchise Producer; Adam Shankman), Miley Cyrus Wonderworld Tour (which he also directed), Step Up 1, Step Up 2 The Streets, Step Up 3D, Step Up: Revolution, So You Think You Can Dance, Big Mama’s House: Like Father, Like Son (Martin Lawrence), Hairspray (John Travolta), Hannah Montana the Movie (Miley Cyrus), 17 Again (Zac Efron), Soul Men (Bernie Mac, Samuel L. Jackson), Beauty Shop, Vanilla Sky, and Garfield. Sims is known for his creativity in numerous commercials such as Target and Volkswagon, as well as music videos and stage shows for Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Usher, P. Diddy, Spice Girls, Outkast and Gloria Estefan. Jamal is truly setting the industry standard in choreography. Read less