Sharrod is a performing artist, teacher, and choreographer based in New York City. Growing up in Newark, New Jersey Sharrod attended the Newark Boys Chorus School and Arts High School where he trained for 9 years as a vocalist. Music was his main form of artistic expression as a child and came naturally as it runs in his family. At age 10, he began performing professionally with the boy choir. By age 12 he also toured Russia, Finland, and Latvia as a member of the Concert Chorus. 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 Raison in the Sun as the young boy Travis. Sharrod's first exposure to dance was the movie Center Stage. He immediately fell in love and discovered a he possessed natural knack for it in high school. With a budding interest that continued to grow, Sharrod decided to begin formal dance training at 18 at Montclair State University where he studied ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, and musical theatre. He went on to graduate Cum Laude with a dual major in Communication Studies and Dance. 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. By the age of 22, he was certain being a performer was his life’s work.
Since then his journey has been more than blessed. Sharrod is currently playing Pouncival in the Broadway Revival of CATS. He made his Broadway debut in 2016 in the ensemble of the new musical Tuck Everlasting. He has performed with both productions on NBC’s The Today Show, Good Morning America, and the 90th MACYS Thanksgiving Day Parade. In the past, he was a member of various 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 U.S.A. performing in over 40 states with the national tours of A Chorus Line (Richie) and Bring It On: The Musical (La Cienega). Some of his favorite regional credits include Cabaret, Hairspray, and Beauty and the Beast. Sharrod made his on-camera debut as Damien Maloof in the 2016 indie film HAPPY, YUMMY, CHICKEN.
All in all, Sharrod is just getting started. His favorite quote is, “a single dream can launch the journey of a lifetime.” Sharrod always sets his sights higher and tackles new challenges head on. He believes in his heart that there is always more to learn and is grateful to be thriving as an artist in the greatest city in the world.