Shelby trained at London Studio Centre and The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School.
Dance credits include: For Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and Adventures in Motion Pictures – Swan Lake, Edward Scissorhands, Highland Fling, Nutcracker!, The Car-Man, Cinderella; Ballet Work No 1020 (Martin Creed); Feature Films – WWZ, Great Expectations, One Day, Short Order, The Car-Man, Nutcracker, Swan Lake 3D; Opera – Lucrezia Borgia (ENO), Turandot (ENO).
Film Credits as Assistant Choreographer include: The Theory of Everything, The Danish Girl.
Opera credits include: as Assistant Choreographer – Anna Nicole (Brooklyn Academy of Music); Magical Night (Royal Opera House); Carmen (Salzburg Osterfestspiele/Summer Festival); La Voix Humane, Dido and Aeneas (Opera North); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera La Scala, Milan/Opera de Lyon); As Assistant Choreographer and Dancer – Turandot (ENO).
Other Credits include: as Associate Choreographer – Made in Dagenham (Adelphi); The Merchant of Venice (Almeida); as Assistant Choreographer and Dancer – Foxes’ ‘Holding Onto Heaven’ (music video); as Movement Director – Bird of Pray (Courtyard); as Dancer and Assistant Choreographer – ‘Hazik and The Giggles’ (music video); as Movement Director – Situation Room (Shoreditch Town Hall) and as Movement Advisor – Claustrophobia (Edinburgh Festival).