Dean just completed the role of Head Choreographer on the 2017 season of ITV’s ‘The X Factor’. This followed his role as assistant choreographer working with British Super-Group ‘Little Mix’ on their ‘Glory Days’ UK National Tour.
After working as a commercial dancer, Dean was brought to London’s famous West End, where he appeared in the critically acclaimed, Michael Jackson tribute show, Thriller Live, as the Swing, Dance Captain and role of Resident Director.
He has created works for The Walt Disney Company, Vogue, Dolce&Gabanna, Donatella Versace and Anna Wintour.
After graduating with distinction, Dean was hired by the world-renowned Brian Freidman to dance on ‘The X-Factor’ for over 15 million viewers, and later for The X-Factor UK Arena Tour.
He proceeded to dance for Take That on their UK Stadium Tour, The Circus, for over 100,000 audience members each night.
He went on to dance with artists such as Janet Jackson, The Pussycat Dolls, Leona Lewis, Little Mix, Cheryl Cole, The Saturdays, and JLS.
Dean was chosen to be the Assistant Choreographer to Gil Duldulao for the iconic and legendary Janet Jackson. He was concurrently the Associate Choreographer and Dancer for Leon Lewis on her European tour, Art On Ice, and worked with Leona again for her promo tour for Christmas, With Love, and for the X-Factor USA Live Finale.
One of Dean’s biggest highlights of his career so far, has been to choreograph Beth Ditto’s I Wrote The Book world tour.
Other highlights include working closely with artists such as Chaka Khan, Anastasia and Lulu on their combined Here Come The Girls UK tour, and Kylie Minogue on her Kiss Me Once world tour as Associate Choreographer.