A celebrity backup dancer, who has performed for the likes of Beyonce, Missy Elliot and Rihanna, has gone missing in New York City.

Shirlene Quigley, who featured in Beyonce's Crazy in Love video, went missing after last being seen early Sunday morning, local police said.

According to NBC, Quigley was last seen getting onto a bus at New York's Port Authority around 1am.

It's believed her phone was found at a bridal store in Chelsea; her father says she could've been there to pick up something for a show.

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It's been reported that friends said she was acting bizarrely and gave a friend a cryptic message before her disappearance.

'Get ready, it's about to happen and I'm going to need you to sub for me,' she allegedly said.

According to her personal website, Quigley's dance career took off when she was 18 when she scored a role as one of the "uhh ohh girls" on Beyonce's Crazy in Love music video.

She has performed at the VMA's, Grammy's and ESPY Awards.

Since news of her disappearance broke, the dance community have launched an social media campaign for her safe return, with thousands of online shares.