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About the Founder

Sharece M. Sellem

A native of Hartford, CT, Sharece M. Sellem is a playwright, choreographer, director and performing arts instructor based out of New Haven, CT. She was trained by Headlong Performance Institute of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and Yale University’s Practical Approach to Directing Summer Program 2014. Her resume includes performances at Bregamos Community Theater, Long Wharf Theatre, Pride Arts Center of Chicago, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Carriage House Theater, Illinois Voices Theatre, Norwich Arts Center, University of California San Diego and more. She is the founder of Vintage Soul Productions LLC.

Recent project:


Director of the New Haven Play Project 2020 for Long Wharf Theatre.


Read the newsletter from the 2019 New Haven Play Project -The Towers Partnership with Long Wharf theatre here.

You can find some of Sharece's plays on New Play Exchange.

She is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America.

Recent virtual performances during the pandemic of 2020:

In This Together, Theatre at Normandale, Normandale Community College on Livestream, Minnesota (The Ghost of America's Past, Choreopoem)


B Street Theatre's New Play Brunch, Sacramento CA (Just Breathe and This Is Not Business As Per Usual)

Scribe Stages "Connections" Virtual Theatre Festival, Los Angeles CA (Just Breathe)

Another Country Productions "A Revolution of Values" Zoom Activists Theatre, Boston MA (This Is Not Business As Per Usual)

Theapps Virtual Salon, Los Angeles CA (Its Over, King Makai)

Creative Co-Lab Lift Ev'ry Voice Play & Spoken Word Festival, Houston TX (Its Over, Queen Mya)

AFA'S 2020 Innovative Women Virtual Short Play Festival, MD (Just Breathe)

Madison College Performing Arts "In That Moment" Monologue Festival 2020 (Love & Armageddon)

Quick Quarantined Play Festival by Vintage Soul Productions

Behind the Curtain of COVID, monologues and a short play by Sharece M. Sellem produced by Coalescence Theatre

Her work featured in the following cities 2013-2020:

Atlanta, GA

(Legends of the Forgotten Borough, A Story Inspired by 1980's R&B Group, Force MD's)


Alcoa, TN

(Night at the Davis Library)

Bloomington, IL

(Staged Reading: Dreams in Detention)

Chicago, IL

(Staged Reading: Biscuits & Bacon)

(Staged Reading: Daisies on Harlem's Doorstep)

Hartford, CT

(Staged Reading: Daisies on Harlem's Doorstep)

(Legends of the Forgotten Borough)

Manhattan, NY

(Staged Reading: Dreams in Detention)

(Dirty Blonde's 24 Hour Playwriting Event:The Alien at the Airport)

New Haven, CT

(Legends of the Forgotten Borough)

(HOPE HIGH, Class of 84' & All Playbooks Plays)

Norwich, CT

(Becoming La Baker)

(Daisies on Harlem's Doorstep: Debut)

State College, PA

(Staged Reading: Biscuits & Bacon)

San Diego, CA

(Staged Reading: Daisies on Harlem's Doorstep)



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