Shannon was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and has lived in NYC for over 25 years.
Now a dual citizen, she considers herself very lucky to be deeply connected to both of these incredible places. Shannon is a Reconstucteur and Master Teacher for The Verdon/Fosse Legacy-helping to preserve and pass on the legendary Fosse style and vocabulary. She is proudly on the Guest Faculty at The School at Jacob’s Pillow and an Adjunct Professor at Pace University Commercial Dance in New York City. She sits on the creative counsel of Unsung Musicals Company in NYC and is a certified Yoga Alliance Teacher.
Shannon has a 25 year history as a renowned Broadway performer. She is internationally known for “I Gotcha” in the original Broadway cast of Fosse and is featured performing it on the Original Cast Album. She is the Choreographer of the groundbreaking world premiere new musical THE SECRET SILK by Stephen Schwartz, John Tartaglia and the legendary Jim Henson Creature Shop for Princess Cruise Lines, with 4 companies now playing internationally.