Shelli has an extensive background spanning over 35 years within the entertainment industry as a professional dancer, keynote speaker, business entrepreneur and three time author of Making The Move, Brain Snacks, and Making It Werk. She brings a vast range of experience to her work in representing producers, directors, choreographers, educators and dancers; and is the first agent in history to develop a teaching division within a talent agency. Shelli is currently a partner with Independent Artist Entertainment (IAE) representing Directors, Writers, Actors, Choreographers, Musicians, Dancers, and Educators from their bi-coastal offices and international partnerships. The world renowned talent that IAE represents creates for feature film, television, music videos, tours, Broadway shows, corporate events, Las Vegas spectaculars, commercials, and educational conventions. Shelli co-wrote the Commercial Dance BFA curriculum for Hussian College - In Studio LA (formerly Studio School), which is the first college in history to have a campus on a working film lot. She continues to teach as academic adjunct faculty for Hussian College, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Mary’s College of California. Shelli is a true advocate for the Arts, a proud member of the Television Academy, judge for the Emmy’s and College Television Emmy’s, advisory board member for the World Choreography Awards, quoted within numerous published industry periodicals and featured by the Americans for the Arts.