Famed choreographer Laurieann Gibson on her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight

Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. She explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto.
The new unscripted series "Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight" goes behind the scenes with the influential choreographer and creative director, on Lifetime. (Lifetime)

Originally published May 18, 2018

Laurieann Gibson is the Canadian choreographer responsible for creating the incredible dance routines found in videos by some of the world's biggest stars. She's worked with the likes of Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, P. Diddy and many more. Now, there's a new series about her called Laurieann Gibson: Beyond the Spotlight​, which just premiered this week. In a conversation with guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe, Gibson explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto. Gibson's new show airs Wednesday at 9 p.m. on the Lifetime Network.

Produced by Tyrone Callender​

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