Performing has played a leading role throughout the life of Sharifa Smith and it’s continuing to play it’s part by being a professional performing artist up to date.
Sharifa graduated from the Lucia Marthas Institute for Performing in Arts in 2011 and landed her first professional job as a background singer, vocal coach and creative on the Kinderen voor Kinderen Songfestival tour, with whom she toured three consecutive years.
2012 was the year Sharifa returned to the musical theatre stage, originating the role of Lola and understudying the parts of Bambi and Twiggy, in the national tour of ‘Yab Yum – Het Circus van de Nacht’ (Stardust Circus International).
Followed up by her national tour Sharifa got assigned as a Lead Soloist with Aida Cruises and in 2013 she embarked on the Aida Sol, In 2016 she performed on board the Aida Mar.
She's worked with Belinda King Creative Productions performing on board Tallink Silja’s
Silja Symphony (2015) and Holland America Line’s MS Zaandam and MS Maasdam (2017),
Sharifa has worked, and continues to work, as a freelance singer, dancer, actress, model and creative for a diverse group of clients. She's been a part of the Dutch equivalent of Deal or No Deal (Miljoenenjacht) for many years and also actively creates and produces her own projects such as her 2018 solo-concert “Recollections” including some of her most beloved songs and memories.
Official website Sharifa Smith