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SHANNON LEWIS

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Shannon Lewis is a content creator and creative artist who is passionate about telling stories through the collaborative process of theatre, television and film.

A choreographer, director and creative force, she has a 25 year Broadway legacy.

Her performance of “I Gotcha” in the Tony award winning original Broadway cast of FOSSE along with 10 blockbuster Broadway musical credits and countless television and film appearances, has solidified her iconic status in the dance and theatre worlds.

Creating as a Choreographer and Director, she brings a fresh and innovative point of view to her work.

​Shannon has recently created digital and live projects for THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jimmy Fallon and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, both airing on NBC.

She is the Choreographer of the groundbreaking world premiere new musical THE SECRET SILK by Stephen Schwartz, John Tartaglia and Jim Henson Creature Shop.

She recently released the Instagram dance short sensation”SWAY”-which she conceived, choreographed and directed.

​Shannon also created choreography and movement for the award winning new musical feature film STUCK starring Giancarlo Esposito, Ashanti and Amy Madigan.

​Shannon is a reconstructeur and Master Educator for the VERDON/FOSSE Legacy, setting and passing on her formidable knowledge of the work of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

She is also on faculty at world renowned studios STEPS on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center in NYC, where she teaches popular sold out classes.

​Born in Toronto, dual citizen of the US/ Canada. Shannon is based in her beloved New York City.

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THEATRE
THE SECRET SILK (World Premiere)
CHOREOGRAPHER
PRINCESS CRUISE LINES
WHERE YOU ARE (World Premiere)
CHOREOGRAPHER/ DIRECTOR
BIANCA MARROQUIN SOLO CONCERT SHOW
THE PROMPTER (World Premiere)
MUSICAL STAGING/MOVEMENT
BAY STREET THEATRE
MAMMA MIA
CHOREOGRAPHER
JOHN TARTAGLIA
MY REAL MOTHER
CHOREOGRAPHER
NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
CHOREOGRAPHER
JOHN TARTAGLIA
SHREK THE HALLS
CHOREOGRAPHER
DREAMWORKS NY & LA
SHOW TIME-100 years of the American Musical
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
UNSUNG MUSICALS
CLAUDIO QUEST
CHOREOGRAPHER
JOHN TARTAGLIA
JOSEPH..TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
CHOREOGRAPHER/ ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
3D THEATRICALS
A DOG STORY
CHOREOGRAPHER
JUSTIN BALDRIDGE
LORD TOM
CHOREOGRAPHER
JOHN TARTAGLIA
DEE SNIDER’S ROCK ‘N ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE
CHOREOGRAPHER
ADAM JOHN HUNTER
TAKE THE PLUNGE
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
COCA-COLA
THE ROGER REES AWARDS
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
DISNEY THEATRICALS
PAGEANT PRINCESS
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
NYNW FESTIVAL
THE LION KING JR
CHOREOGRAPHER
12.14 FOUNDATION
REUSEABLE THE MUSICAL
CHOREOGRAPHER/ ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
WCS
SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE (AEA National Tour)
CHOREOGRAPHER/ ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
JIM HENSON PRODUCTIONS
THE PASSING SHOW
CHOREOGRAPHER
UNSUNG MUSICALS
THE GERSHWIN AWARDS
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
JIMMY AWARDS
ON TOUR
CHOREOGRAPHER/ ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISE LINES
SOMEWHERE IN TIME
ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER
SCOTT SCHWARTZ/JOHN CARRAFA
LEAP OF FAITH (Broadway)
DANCE & YOGA COACH TO RAUL ESPARZA
CHRIS ASHLEY/SERGIO TRUJILLO
DAMN YANKEES- ENCORES! NYC
ASST. CHOREOGRAPHER/DANCE CAPTAIN
JOHN RANDO/BOB FOSSE
FOSSE
PRE PRODUCTION/RE-CREATION TEAM
ANN REINKING/QWEN VERDON/CHET WALKER
FILM/ TV
DONT’ GO (Original Dance Short Film)
CONCIEVED/DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
SODANCA
THE TONIGHT SHOW “This Christmas will be Different”
CHOREOGRAPHER
NBC
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE "MELLEN" Starring Jason Sudeikis
CHOREOGRAPHER
NBC
SWAY (Original Dance Short Film)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER/CO-DIRECTOR
FIRESTART CREATIVE
SPECIAL OLYMPICS 2014 OPENING CEREMONY
CO-DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
FOX TV
REDRUM
CHOREOGRAPHER
JOE LOVERO
BUSTLE FLUFFAH
CHOREOGRAPHER
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
TONY AWARDS
YOGA/DANCE COACH TO KEVIN SPACEY
CBS
ALL MY CHILDREN
ASST. CHOREOGRAPHER
ABC
CONCERT DANCE and GALAS
PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER SHOWCASE (“Ritmo Fuego”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
BROADWAY DANCE CENTER
I HEART DANCE NYC (“SWAY”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
MELISSA GERSTEIN
BAY STREET THEATRE 28th SUMMER GALA
CHOREOGRAPHER
WOLFER VINEYARD
DANCE OUT LOUD (“Midnight Rider”)
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
SCHIMMEL CENTER NYC
BC BEAT 12 (“Criminal”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
BRINGABOUT PROJECT
DANCE OUT LOUD (“Wingback”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
SCHIMMEL CENTER NYC
JACOB’S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL (“Shot Through the Heart”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
INSIDE OUT THEATRE & TED SHAWN THEATRE
JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL (“That’s Al")
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
INSIDE OUT THEATRE/CHET WALKER
JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL (“Trust In Me”)
CONCEIVED/CHOREOGRAPHER
TED SHAWN THEATRE/CHET WALKER

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