Sherone Price is an associate professor of dance studies in Appalachian State's Department of Theatre and Dance, where he also serves as Dance Director of the Diyé African Dance and Drum Ensemble. He received his dance training at North Carolina Central University, Duke University, and the American Dance Festival (ADF). He earned his BFA from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and his MFA from Hollins University/American Dance Festival. He has been on the ADF faculty since 1995.
Previously, Sherone taught for the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (Young Arts) in Miami, FL and at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. He performed as a principal dancer with the internationally renowned Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble. Sherone also worked with John Gamble/Jan Van Dyke Dance Company, was a dancer and choreographer with Greensboro-based Otesha Performing Arts Ensemble, and was a dancer and choreographer with the Delou Africa Dance Ensemble (Miami, FL).
Sherone was selected by Talley Beatty to perform his classic Mourner's Bench at the 1993 Scripps/ADF Award Ceremony. Sherone is a past recipient of a Regional Artist Grant to study West African Dance and Drumming in Guinea, West Africa.Sherone teaches courses in African Dance, Dance History, and The Dance Experience, among others.