NEW YORK — A 32-year-old professional dancer from New Jersey, who has performed as a backup dancer for Beyonce and teaches dance in New York City, has been reported missing, her family confirmed Monday.
Shirlene Amber Quigley was last seen around 1 a.m. Sunday, at Port Authority Bus Terminal.
The North Bergen resident is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 150 pounds with black curly hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink top, jeans and heels. She may be disoriented and in need of medical attention.
Quigley’s phone was found in a retail store in Manhattan and turned over to the police. According to her family, Quigley’s vehicle, a 2006 Silver Mercedes C230 was found Monday at 126 W. 55th St. and towed by the NYPD.
Shortly after her vehicle was found, Quigley’s Facebook page was deactivated, prompting her frantic family to contact authorities a second time. Her father, who lives in California, told PIX11 sources that she has never gone more than 12 hours without contacting him.
Quigley created the first High Heel Dance class in her hometown of Los angeles and brought it with her to New York City where she teaches at the Broadway Dance Center.
According to her personal webpage, Quigley’s dance career began at 18, when she danced as one of the original “uhh ohh girls” on Beyonce’s “Crazy In Love” music video.
Since then, she has performed all over the world with artists such as Rihanna, Chris Brown, Destiny’s Child, Missy Elliot, Mary J Blige, Jamie Foxx, Ray J, and more.
If you have any tips on the whereabouts of Quigley, call North Bergen Police Department with TIPS ONLY at (201) 392-2092.