Sheri Hayden

Company member

Sheri graduated from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Performing Arts and is a faculty member of OKCU’s renowned Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment. She teaches multiple dance styles and frequently choreographs various OKCU main stage productions. In 2018, she was nominated for Adjunct Faculty of the Year. Her choreography credits include Side Show, Sister Act, Evita, Brigadoon, Broadway Bound (OKCU), Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play (CityRep/OKCU), Meet Me in St. Louis (UCO), The Oklahoma Senior Follies (OCCC), The Seven Last Words of Christ (Church of the Servant), and Grace Trumps (RACE). Sheri has performed internationally on cruise ships, with The Pollard Theatre Company in The Producers, with Tulsa Ballet in its North American premier of Strictly Gershwin and is currently a member of Race Dance Company. With RACE, she performed as a guest artist in Los Angeles in Adam Parson’s show +3, Quartets, collaborates often with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and has also been a part of several short dance films; Affliction, Love Existing, and [dis]Ability. Other performance credits include He Said She Said, Home, Energy, Seven Last Words of Christ, The Variety Care Benefit Show, Grace Trumps, Vamp’d, The Racey Show, Hip Hop Nutcracker, The Girlie Show, Raceless, Osage 9th Anniversary (Commercial), and I Got a Job (Commercial). In addition to performing and choreographing, Sheri also teaches in for the School of Music at University of Central Oklahoma and helps run the competitive dance companies at Star Steps Dance Studio in Edmond, Oklahoma.