A talented singer/actor/writer/host, released her 1st CD “Feeling Good” in 2004 at CBC’s Glenn Gould Theatre. Along with the critically acclaimed CD of the same name, Shelley has also co-wrote with singer/actor Janet MacEwen (who also directed) “Feeling Good” a one-woman cabaret show she performed that debuted to rave reviews at the 2004 Atlantic Fringe Festival and in Toronto(Yorkville) . Her music video “Cali Alone” was filmed in Costa Rica. Television credits include various singing, voice work, and acting credits over the years in television and film, including CBC, CBC Radio, & The Comedy Network.
Her performances in the Africville Suite concert with Joe Sealy at Neptune Theatre and the 25th Anniversary of the Black Cultural Centre also in Halifax brought her back to the her home-town roots where she was also presented with the 2008/2009 Artist of the Year award by the African Nova Scotian Music Association. While in Toronto, Shelley has been lending her magnificent vocals to the Classic Albums Live series of concerts: Bob Marley (Legend), Rolling Stones (Some Girls) and Prince (Purple Rain). This very talented vocalist has also written and recorded a new 3 song cd release titled, Connected and has featured two of the songs in her one women play, A New Hope. She was honoured that her song “Connected”, which she co-wrote with Diane Leah, was sung by the MCC choir for Jack Layton’s memorial service.
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