Of all the dance hats I wear, I am first a choreographer.  With a professional career that spans over a decade, I've choreographed a variety of projects on performers of all skill levels.

When you book, ChoreoByShate, you're getting:

  • Critically acclaimed choreography from an accessible professional.
  • Expertise and experience in a range of dance styles.
  • Mastery in choreographing diverse projects from theater productions, to corporate industrials, recording artists, dance concerts, and more.
  • Extensive experience teaching performers of all skill levels.


  • “…dancing moves choreographed by Shaté Edwards that are alone worth the price of admission.” ~ Dallas Morning News
  • “…choreographer Shaté Edwards accomplished something I’ve never seen at that theater: interesting, angular and period-appropriate choreography that made smart use of a cramped space, and with a large cast to boot.” ~ Theater Jones

  • "Shaté Edwards...is a talent to watch." ~ Star Telegram


“Shaté L. Edwards is an awesome choreographer, business woman, and an outstanding professional. Her work in dance and choreography have set higher standards for the industry to strive to meet.  She's always raising the bar with her expertise and it has been, and will continue to be, a pleasure to work with her. I highly recommend her for any job; her commitment to excellence will speak for itself!”  ~ M. Talbert