Women in Music 2016

Shirlene Quigley, Missing Dancer for Rihanna & More, Found by Police

Courtesy of Broadway Dance Center
Shirlene Quigley

Shirlene Quigley has been found, following days of concern for the missing backup dancer's friends and family, including frantic Instagram posts from Rihanna, Missy Elliott and other music stars. The North Bergen, New Jersey, Police Department announced the news Tuesday (Oct. 25) via Twitter.

Quigley -- a 32-year-old professional dancer and teacher at Peridance Capezio Center and Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan -- had last been seen Sunday morning at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and her cell phone was discovered at a bridal shop in Chelsea.

 

Quigley disappeared after last being seen early Sunday morning at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal, according to New Jersey's North Bergen Police. Later, her cell phone was discovered at a bridal shop in Chelsea, where her father told NBC News that she may have been picking up something for a show.

The Los Angeles-native Quigley was featured in Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" video and Rihanna's "S.O.S." video, among others. She has also peformed with Rihanna, Jamie Foxx and Missy Elliott, appeared on the Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, America's Got Talent, Saturday Night Live and a national commercial for Pepsi. She most recently participated in a Facebook Live dance video with Nigel Lythgoe for Billboard from Broadway Dance.

Rihanna and Elliott both posted to Instagram earlier Tuesday urging their fans to help in the search for Quigley.