Jazz, Tap, Repertory, Teaching Practicum, Irish Step Dance
Sherilyn’s body of work includes an extensive background in the arts, as an educator, professional dancer, choreographer, artistic director, and adjudicator. She tours and teaches master classes at universities, schools, studios, and professional organizations across the country. She has also been nominated for a Student Choice Award at IU, and is a former member of IUPUI's Dance Faculty, where she was named Instructor of the Year. Recently, Ms. Foley was awarded an Indiana Arts Commission Grant to present a youth dance outreach program. Sherilyn continues to dance and choreograph professionally, working in theatre, dance companies, television, film, industrial shows, commercials, and video work. She is featured annually in the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Yuletide Celebration, seen by over 40,000 people each season. Other symphony credits include Hello Dolly!, Hairspray, and Pops Goes Vegas. She has choreographed for PBS's award-winning children's programming. Sherilyn tours the country each year as Director of CRU Dance where she also teaches master classes and judges. Selected interns from IU’s Dance Program travel with Sherilyn and work CRU Dance events. Additionally, she is a choreographer and creative consultant for Algy Dance Costumes, where she directs their catalog photoshoots and uses IU dancers as models for the catalog videoshoot. She is choreographer/director for Algy’s Fashion Show that can now be seen on both Algy and CRU Dance's website.
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