Sharece M. Sellem
A native of Hartford, CT, Sharece M. Sellem is a playwright, choreographer, director and performing arts instructor based out of New Haven, CT. She was trained by American Intercontinental University’s Media Production Program, Headlong Performance Institute of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and Yale University’s Practical Approach to Directing Summer Program. She developed her passion for writing and directing play productions for Davis Street Interdistrict Magnet School in New Haven, CT from 2008-2013. Her writing credits include the following plays: Five youth plays for Davis Street School (available on Amazon.com), Hope High: Class of ’84, -debuted at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre along with Bregamos Community Theater, Legends of the Forgotten Borough, a play created to celebrate, honor and preserve the legacy of Hip-Hop R&B pioneers, The Force MD’s, Becoming La Baker, a one-woman show honoring the life of the first African-American Super Star Josephine Baker, and two plays in development - Dreams in Detention (featured in New Route Theatre's Black Voices Matter Festival 2018) and 1920's historical fiction, Daisies on Harlem's Doorstep (excerpt, 'Biscuits & Bacon' featured in Pride Films & Plays Festival, Chicago Illinois 2018). She is the founder of Vintage Soul Productions LLC.