Jazz Funk

Sheryl Murakami has been dancing and performing since the age of 5. She is a Los
Angeles native who has trained extensively in classical ballet while also studying tap,
jazz and later branching out into hip hop and salsa.

As one of the NYC’s most respected choreographers, Miss Murakami received a VMA
award in 2011 for “Best Choreography” in a music video for BEYONCE “Who Run The

Sheryl has choreographed 3 music videos for BEYONCE including: "Ego", “Who Run
The World”, and “Dance For You”. She is also credited as co-directing with BEYONCE
for ”Ego” music video. Other choreography credits include: PITBULL World Tour 2017
“Climate Change”, ZION Y LENNOX Tour 2017, NICKY JAM “El Amonte” Latin
Billboards 2017, Girl Group GRL “Lets Talk About Love”, ABC’s “DANCING WITH
THE STARS”, Interscope’s KAT GRAHAM “Put your Graffiti On Me” music video,
Kpop Sensation 2NE1 “I love you”, Mercury Music’s UK pop star PIXIE LOTT’S
music video “What Are You Waiting For”, and Tawain’s JOLIN TSAI just to name a few.
Additional credits include national commercials for MAYBELLINE, industrials for AXE,
Maxim, Puma, and Heineken.

Sheryl has created her own unique style of dance. It is culmination of many years of hard
work and knowing what really works. Her strong athletic technique fuses jazz-funk and
pop. Sheryl's signature style and lines capture the strength of feminine sexuality and
power. Her expertise in all forms of dance have enabled her to guest teach and
choreograph nationally and internationally. Miss Murakami can currently be found
teaching at the world renowned Broadway Dance Center in New York City, and The Edge
in LA.

Sheryl currently resides in LA