BACKGROUND

SHIRLENE QUIGLEY WAS BORN AND RAISED IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, AND IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER WORK AS A PROFESSIONAL DANCER AND INTERNATIONAL HEELS INSTRUCTOR. SHIRLENE'S DANCE CAREER BEGAN AT 18 YEARS OLD, WHEN SHE DANCED AS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL "UHH-OHH GIRLS" ON BEYONCE'S "CRAZY IN LOVE" MUSIC VIDEO. THE NEXT DAY SHE FOUND HERSELF TRAVELING THE WORLD WITH BEYONCE PROMOTING HER FIRST ALBUM "CRAZY IN LOVE", ON TELEVISION, AND ARENAS WORLDWIDE.  

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SHIRLENE HAS PERFORMED AROUND THE WORLD TOURING WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST STARS OF OUR GENERATION, DANCING ON STAGE, TELEVISION, COMMERCIAL, FILM, AND MUSIC VIDEOS WITH ARTISTS SUCH AS:

 

  • BEYONCE

  • RIHANNA

  • LIZZO

  • MISSY ELLIOT

  • JAMIE FOXX

  • CHRIS BROWN

  • DESTINY’S CHILD

  • MARY J BLIGE

  • RAY J

  • PORCELAIN BLACK

  • ROMEO MILLER

  • FABULOUS

  • ASHANTI

  • FANTASIA

  • JAHEIM

  • JASMINE SULLIVAN

  • SPENCER LUDWIG

  • MOHOMBIAND MANY MORE.

YOU MAY HAVE SEEN SHIRLENE PERFORMING ON MANY AWARD SHOWS IN AMERICA AND OVERSEAS, SUCH AS:

 

  • THE GRAMMY’S

  • MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

  • TEEN CHOICE AWARDS

  • BET AWARDS

  • BET BLACK GIRLS ROCK

  • SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

  • BILLBOARD AWARDS

  • MTV MOVIE AWARDS

  • ESSENCE AWARDS

  • FASHION ROCKS

  • NRJ AWARDS

  • VMA JAPAN

  • EPSY AWARDS

TELEVISION AND TALK SHOWS INCLUDE:

 

  • ELLEN

  • GOOD MORNING AMERICA

  • X FACTOR

  • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

  • AMERICA’S GOT TALENT

  • OPRAH

  • THE VIEW

  • TOP OF THE POPS

  • ALL MY CHILDREN

  • DIVA’S LIVE

  • JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE

  • VIVA LAUGHLIN

  • SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE

  • TRL

  • CRAIG FERGUSON

  • DAVID LETTERMAN

  • NATIONAL SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL FOR PEPSI

TEACHING CAREER

WHILE ON A BREAK FROM TOURING, SHIRLENE NEEDED TO PRACTICE AND IMPROVE HER DANCE MOVES IN STILETTOS, AND REALIZED NONE OF THE COMMERCIAL DANCE STUDIOS HELD HIGH HEEL DANCE CLASSES. SHE KNEW IT NECESSARY FOR ALL FEMALE DANCERS TO LEARN AND/OR PRACTICE IN THEIR HEELS, SINCE THIS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR EVERY FEMALE IN THE DANCE INDUSTRY. SHE THEN DECIDED THAT SHE WOULD BE THE ONE TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN. WITH HER KNOWLEDGE AND EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE, SHIRLENE BEGAN THE FIRST WEEKLY HEELS CLASS AT WORLD FAMOUS MILLENNIUM DANCE COMPLEX, IN HER HOMETOWN OF LOS ANGELES. SHE HAS NOW BROUGHT IT TO NEW YORK CITY, TEACHING AT BROADWAY DANCE CENTER, AILEY EXTENSION AND PERIDANCE. ALONG WITH TEACHING AT WORKSHOPS AROUND THE WORLD, IN EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, ASIA, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, CANADA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST. 

AFTER TEACHING AROUND THE WORLD, SHIRLENE BECAME INSPIRED TO DO MORE. SHE THEN DECIDED TO CREATE NEW YORK CITY'S HIGH HEEL DANCE CREW, "QUEENDOM," WHICH HAS BEEN FEATURED ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM, DANCEON, INCLUDING THEIR DEBUT YOUTUBE VIDEO "MI GENTE" WITH OVER ONE MILLION VIEWS. SHIRLENE'S CHOREOGRAPHY FOR QUEENDOM, GOT THE ATTENTION OF MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTOR, GERARD VICTOR, AND LANDED HER CHOREOGRAPHY/DANCER ROLE IN, FABOLOUS 2018 HIT SINGLE, "FLIPMODE" MUSIC VIDEO, FEATURING CHRIS BROWN. SHE RECENTLY CHOREOGRAPHED FOR NEW YORK’S BROOKLYNETTE DANCE TEAM, LISENNY "BAD TO BUENA" MUSIC VIDEO AND COACHED R&B/POP GIRL GROUP, RAWYALS, AS WELL AS CO-CHOREOGRAPHING THERE HIT SINGLE "KING ME," FEATURING FETTY WAP.  YOU MAY HAVE ALSO SEEN HER ON HIT TELEVISION SHOW "BRING IT," AS A GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER AND JUDGE.

FUN FACTS

THIS DANCER, TEACHER, CHOREOGRAPHER IS MORE THAN JUST MOVES, SHE IS ALSO A PROFESSIONAL ACTRESS. WHILE LIVING IN NEW YORK CITY, SHIRLENE RECONNECTED TO HER ACTING ROOTS, FROM HER STUDIES AT THE GLORIA GOFFORD CONSERVATORY OF PERFORMING ARTS. LANDING FOUR PLAYS, INCLUDING HER EQUITY OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT OF, "IN THE WINE TIME" AS THE LEAD ACTRESS,"LOU". A WOODIEKING JR, FEDERAL THEATER PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH CASTILLO THEATER.

MISSION

MORE THAN ANYTHING, SHIRLENE WANTS TO USE HER EXPERIENCES AND SUCCESSES TO BE A TESTIMONY FOR THIS GENERATION WORLDWIDE. BEING A WOMAN OF GOD AND A LEADER IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, SHE HOPES TO USE THE GIFTS GOD HAS GIVEN HER TO INSPIRE, MOTIVATE, AND BUILD OTHER GREAT LEADERS TO STEP INTO DESTINY.

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