Shay began his artistic development in dramatic arts and martial arts at the age of 5. His early artistic growth would lead to a versatile background in numerous forms of dance, theatre and martial arts. He continues to develop and further his artistic practice through travel and intensive study, which has included study in music, theatre, dance and martial arts in the USA, CANADA, Brazil, Japan and China.
His skills as a choreographer, director and performer have reached film, tv and the stage, crossing many genres from contemporary dance and theatre all the way to aqua and circus performances. his early studies in martial arts, theatre and dance have lead him to continually develop and pursue versatility and diversity as an artistic asset, enabling a greater ability to approach each new project with skill and artistry.