Educator

Unlocking the power of performance, one student at a time.

Teaching Artist & Mentor

Shannon is a renowned educator in the US and abroad. She teaches acting, playwriting, voice, speech, directing, devised-performance, auditioning, Shakespeare, and TCSA (theatre for cultural and social awareness). She uses a growth mindset, student-centered approach that explores questions of identity and how it affects individual performance.

Shannon currently resides in the Bay Area and teaches for Berkeley Repertory Theatre, StageWrite, Education Unlimited at Stanford, and YES Theater. She has taught previously at the International School of Asia Karuizawa, Bay Area Children's Theatre, Beyond Acting Theatre School, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Resume

Role

Show

Location

Teaching Artist Story Builders Program Berkeley Repertory Theatre - Berkeley, CA
Teaching Artist None Education Unlimited - Stanford & UC-Berkeley
Teaching Artist A Midsummer Night's Dream YES Theater - San Anselmo Playhouse
Director Devised Work- The Bully International School of Asia Karuizawa - Karuizawa, Japan
Choreographer The Music Man Bay Area Children's Theatre - Oakland, CA
Director Devised Taming of the Shrew International School of Asia Karuizawa - Karuizawa, Japan
Director Devised Work- Identity International School of Asia Karuizawa - Karuizawa, Japan
Director Devised Romeo & Juliet International School of Asia Karuizawa - Karuizawa, Japan

Contact

If you are interested in working with Shannon or discussing future projects, feel free to email her.

shannon@shannonrdavis.com