Shannon is an actor / creator / puppeteer /musician in Tucson, AZ. She also is a web developer.

Acting

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SAG-AFTRA

Ht. 5’ 11”
Eyes: Green
Hair: Light Brown

 

FILM
Somewhere Along the Way (live read) Lead OUTFEST – Dir. Guinevere Turner
Tenderness Featured Lionsgate – Dir. John Polson
Cake Supporting USC
Ninja Burglar Supporting Columbia
My Turn Lead USC
Finding the One Supporting Dir. Blake Landis

 

TV / INTERNET
Jennifer Falls Co-Star TV Land / Dir. Lee Shallat Chemel
Trainers Lead Dir. Alexa-Sascha Lewin
Gladys P. Gnuly, Ep. 1 & 2 Lead Flying Wagon Productions
The Queerburgs, Ep. 5 Supporting Dir. Mike Hennessey
A Donde Vamos A Parar? Featured Marco Antonio Solis

 

SELECTED THEATRE
Click Troy (Supporting) LATC – Dir. Casey Stangl
CarnEvil Skip (Supporting) Sacred Fools Theater – LA, Dir. Janet Roston
Hyperbole: Origins A. Puffin (Lead, Puppeteer) Rogue Artists Ensemble – LA, Dir. Sean Cawelti
Intrigue at Ah-Pah Scar Tissue (Lead) The Dell’Arte Company – Dir. Michael Fields
Something Else – Indeed! Gladys P. Gnuly (Lead) Dell”Arte International – Dir. Ronlin Foreman
As You Like It  (workshop) Hymen The Women’s Project– NYC, Dir. Rebecca Patterson
Red Beads Puppeteer Mabou Mines – NYC, Dir. Lee Breuer & Basil Twist
Carol’s Christmas Bertha Crotchit (Lead) The Underground Theater – LA, Dir. Steven Helgoth
To The Teeth Guppy (Lead) The Creek Theatre – NYC, Dir. Rebecca A. Trent
Tamponville Marge (Lead) NY Artists Unlimited – NYC, Dir. Hans Friedrichs
Ordinary Heroes Karin (Lead) Regional Tour – Dir. Amy Feinberg

 

COMMERCIALS
Conflicts upon request.

 

TRAINING
On-Camera Technique: Jeffery Brooks, Chris Game (both ongoing)
Acting & Movement: Paul Zimet, Tina Shepard, John Hellweg
Improv: Second City Conservatory (beg. Oct 2012)
Shakespeare: Austin Pendleton, Lisa Wolpe, Rebecca Patterson
Voice: Thomas Parisi, Jack Eppler

 

Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, Blue Lake, CA – Professional Training Program
Acting & Movement: Joan Schirle, Micheal Fields, Ronlin Foreman
Clown: Ronlin Foreman
Improv: James R. Peck
Commedia Dell’Arte & Mask: Michael Fields, Donald Forrest, Bruce Marrs, Stephanie Thompson
Acrobatics: Joe Krienke
Mask-making: Bruce Marrs
Viewpoints: Joan Schirle
Smith College, Northampton, MA – B.A. in Theatre (Directing/Acting)

 

Skills:  Piano (17+ years), some guitar, read/write music, singing in tight harmonies, dialects, character voices, intermediate juggling, drag, basic tumbling, improv, masks & commedia dell’arte, puppetry, clown, golf, softball and baseball.