Courtné Shed, originally from San Antonio, TX, began her dance training at the age of 3 studying tap, jazz, ballet, clogging, and modern. For 11 years, she competed in numerous competitions receiving multiple awards for her tap solos. Courtné received her tap training from numerous well known instructors, such as Nicholas Young, Jay Fagan, Darrick Grant, Barbra Phillips, Dena Mabry and Lane Alexander.
She continued perusing her love for dance in college as member of Classic Dance Ensemble at Prairie View A&M under the direction of Danyale Taylor, and post-college, as a member of Dallas Black Dance Theatre II under the direction of Allyne Gartrell. She also was a member of the tap company Rhythmic Souls and performed at numerous venues around Texas, including Soul 2 Sole. She currently taps with Keira Leverton, director of Choreo Records Tap Company, in the DFW area. She is a recent graduate of Langston University, receiving her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Courtné enjoys sharing her passion for dance (especially tap) to others.