Sharrod is a performing artist, teacher, and choreographer based in New York City. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey where his fostered a love for the arts throughout his early life. Singing came naturally to Sharrod and helped him gain entry to the Newark Boys Chorus School. By age 12, he was performing professionally with the boy choir around the east coast and toured Russia, Finland, Latvia. It was around that age that he first experience acting as well when he was cast in a local community theatre production of the award-winning play A Raisin in the Sun in the role of Travis. While attending Arts High School, Sharrod discovered he possessed natural knack for dance. With a budding interest that continued to grow, he decided to begin formal dance training in college at Montclair State University where he studied ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, and musical theatre. He went on to graduate cum laude with a degree in Dance and Communication Studies. In the summer’s away from college, Sharrod always attended intensives at Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts and with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company. It was clear that being a performer would be his life’s work.
Sharrod has been blessed with a career that is non-stop. He is an Original Cast member of the Broadway shows Tuck Everlasting and the revival of CATS (Pouncival). He has performed with both productions on NBC’s The Today Show, Good Morning America, and the 90th MACYS Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sharrod has also performed with Concert Dance Companies including The Chase Brock Experience, the Von Howard Project, Doug Elkins and Friends, and Life Dance Company. Moreover, he has traveled across the USA performing in over 40 states with the national tours of A Chorus Line (Richie) and Bring It On: The Musical (La Cienega). Sharrod has also performed at various reputable regional theatres and can be seen in the 2016 indie film, Happy, Yummy, Chicken. His favorite quote is, “a single dream can launch the journey of a lifetime.” Sharrod is just getting started and believes the best is yet to come.