Choreographer, Director, Instructor, Costume Designer
With a relentless vision for style and innovation, Cherrise Wakeham has shared her passion for dance with hundreds of students and several companies, studios, and intensives in the southeastern U.S. Founder, director and choreographer for Project 7, a non-profit, Atlanta-based professional dance company, Cherrise was most recently chosen as a finalist for the 2010 Capezio ACE Awards in New York City for her work, Be Your Love. In 2009, her piece, Vogue, performed by Roswell City Dance, was recognized as Dance Spirit Magazine’s 2009 Editor’s Choice, Video of the Year. Her presentation of The Movement Gallery: Midnight in the Garden was commissioned by Flux Projects for the Flux festival held in October 2010 in Atlanta, GA. Receiving the highest of praises from the faculty of The Pulse on Tour, Project 7was invited to perform at both the 2008 and 2010 Pulse national galas in New York City for their performances of Freewave, Singer and Be Your Love.