Cherri Nelle Thompson

  Executive Director, Artistic Director

Born and raised in Atlanta, Ga, Cherri has been studying and working in dance, theatre, and music since she was 7 years old. She has danced with DRIP performance art entertainment company, Moore Dance Project, Patelworks Dance Theater, The Center for Contemporary Dance under Dario J. Moore, Graham II, solo work choreographed by her mentor, Marshall Swiney in the Thelma Hill PAC 35th Anniversary Dance festival, Trainor Dance Company, Millennium Dance Company, TWT, and JP Dance Group.

Evelien Schut

Artistic Director, & Resident Choreographer Of SHIFT Dance

Evelien was born in Tilburn, Holland in the Netherlands and studied and completed her Dance Studies at the University level in 2009, when she won a scholarship to study Modern dance in New York, and subsequently moved to New York City. She completed the Teacher Training Program at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and began teaching at in the tri-state area in places like Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York.  

Melody Washington-Jones

Artistic Director, & Sound Supervisor of SHIFT Media