SCDT SEASON ARTIST IN RESIDENCE SPRING 2020
Born and raised in the heart of Miami, Shaneeka Harrell is an accomplished dancer, choreographer, vocalist, and actor. Her work as a collaborator with Tony-award winning choreographer Bill T. Jones includes: a company member with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (2001-2007); Assistant Choreographer on The Seven for New York Theater Workshop; original cast member of Fela! On Broadway (2009-2011); original cast member and dance captain of Mr. Jones’ workshop for Super Fly the Musical and most recently, teaching incarcerated young adults of Rikers Island Correctional Facility. Other theater and dance performance credits include: cast member of Miami Theater Center’s productions of The Love of Three Oranges and Inanna and the Huluppu Tree(2012-2013), dance company member of Jawole Willa Jo Zollar‘s Urban Bush Women (2001-2002) and guest artist appearances with Hattie Mae Williams’ Tattooed Ballerinas, Letty Bassart's Thought Loom and Tania Isaac Dance Project. Additionally, Harrell choreographs, directs, produces and performs in her own interdisciplinary work.