Sheryl Murakami has been dancing and
performing since the age of 5. She is a Los Angeles native who has trained
extensively in classical ballet while also studying tap, jazz and later
branching out into hip hop and salsa.
As one of the NYC’s most respected
choreographers, Miss Murakami received a VMA award in 2011 for “Best
Choreography” in a music video for Beyonce “Who Run The World”.
Sheryl has choreographed 3 music videos for
Beyonce including: "EGO", “Who Run The World (Girls)”, and “Dance For You”.
She is also credited as co-directing with Beyonce for ”EGO” music video.
Other choreography credits include: Girl Group GRL, “Lets Talk About Love”
ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars”, Interscope’s Kat Graham “Put your Graffiti
On Me” music video, KPOP Sensation 2NE1 “I love you”, Mercury Music’s UK pop
star Pixie Lott’s video “What Are You Waiting For”, and Tawain’s Jolin Tsai
just to name a few.
Additional credits include national
commercials for Maybelline, industrials for AXE, Maxim, Puma, and Heineken
Sheryl has created her own unique style of
dance. It is culmination of many years of hard work and knowing what really
works. Her strong athletic technique fuses jazz-funk, rock and current pop.
Sheryl's signature style and lines capture the strength of feminine
sexuality. Her expertise in all forms of dance have enabled her to guest
teach and choreograph nationally and internationally. Miss Murakami can
currently be found teaching at the world renowned Broadway Dance Center in
New York City, and The Edge in LA.
Sheryl currently resides in LA.