NEWS ARCHIVES

Shereel continues to expand her talents in a new workshop she's curating coming to Oakland. God keeps using her to in being a positive change agent in the lives of people.
Shereel Washington, curates, directs and teachers new dance program Move: Spirit & Rhythm at Deep Root Center for Spiritual Studies in Oakland.
A Blast From the Past

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Rachel Howard • General
"Among the large crowd, dozens of tired travelers stopped to gaze at the
rafters, where a rope-harnessed Haigood slowly tumbled down toward the
most striking element of Wayne Campbell's rigging design, three steel
structures shaped like house frames. Below her, an all-African American
cast danced on three platforms, Shereel Washington and Raissa Simpson in
African-like stampings and hip rolls, Maurya Kerr and Robert Henry Johnson
in a molten duet that soon had Johnson pushing her into doglike
submission...."
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Emily Landes • Dance
"The history lesson started off with Washington on piano and Ali Luna on drums, while his wife Lina sang African chants. As they sang and played, Shereel Washington entered in a vibrant red dress, undulating, spinning and spreading her arms wide."

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Rachel Howard • General
"Three women in particular were watching those performances with hope and
excitement. Laura Elaine Ellis made her choreographic debut in that
festival. Kendra Kimbrough Barnes and Shereel Washington were still
students at San Francisco State. "It was life-changing for me," Ellis says
one recent morning over coffee, her large eyes widening. "The synergy was
just amazing."
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Joseph Waashington • General
"Let me just say this plainly. It is very unfortunate that so many of us in the 21st century still cling to European culture and religious practices as Christirianity."
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Rita Felciano • General
"....Other dancers occupied more terrestrial ground on two platforms as they re-enact of history. Sheryeel[Shereel] Washington's gorgeously rounded African-based dancing weaves through the piece like ancient memory."
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