Sherrie Sellers is the owner and artistic director of Synergy Dance Studio. She began her own dance training at the age of four at the Academy of Dance Arts in Greenville, Texas and subsequently became a member of the prestigious and nationally ranked Northeast Texas Dance Company. She has been teaching dancers for since 1988 and has an extensive knowledge of ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, hip hop, drill team, and cheer. In addition, she graduated from East Texas State University with a degree in Mathematics and went on to teach in the public school system for 9 years. She is a certified NCA Cheer Instructor and coached a varsity level team for three years. Her past experiences as a teacher both inside the schoolroom and the dance studio drive her to be a leading dance educator.
As a dance instructor, she strives to motivate young dancers to reach their full potential both inside and outside the studio. Some of Ms. Sherrie’s past dancers have gone on to be Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, Rangerettes, and collegiate cheerleaders, and many others can be seen in college dance programs across the country.
As a choreographer, her pieces have had the honor of winning many awards at various competitions and conventions including Tremaine, LADF, Starlight Dance Productions and Encore. Many studios and schools throughout the state seek out Ms. Sherrie and her exciting choreography each year.
As a dancer herself, she has studied under Keith Clifton, Al Gilbert, Rhonda Miller, Darryl Retter, Linda Bernabei Retter, Jackie Sleight and Judy Klopfenstein of Dallas Ballet Center. Additionally, she believes in continuing her own dance education by attending conventions and master classes throughout the year. In February 2013 she attended American Ballet Theatre’s 10 day National Ballet Training Curriculum in New York at the ABT studios and passed the exam making her an ABT certified teacher for levels pre-primary through 4.