Current Residency: ZA
Generation: 4 | 1998-2002
Last Update: January 21, 2013
South African born dancer Shanell Winlock did most of her dance training in Johannesburg. She worked with various South African based choreographers including Gregory Vuyani Maqoma (Vuyani dance and theatre project), Sylvia Glasser (moving into dance, maphatong) and PJ Sabagga (the forgotten angle collaboration). During her time with these choreographers she won various awards including most outstanding female performer for the FNB dance awards for three consecutive years.
In 1998 she was awarded a scholarship to join P.A.R.T.S (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios) under the direction of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, in Brussels, where she studied for one year.
Shanell was invited by Akram Khan to join his company in 2001, this is her fifth production with the Akram Khan Company.
Shanell is also a reflexology therapist.
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