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Shannon Lewis

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Choreographer

East Coast

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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.

Resume

Theatre
An American In Paris
Co-Director and Choreographer
Argyle Theatre / Evan Pappas
The Secret Silk (World Premiere)
Choreographer
Stephen Schwartz / John Tartaglia / Princess Cruise Lines
Where You Are (World Premiere)
Director / Choreographer
Bianca Marroquin Solo Concert / Greenroom 42
The Prompter (World Premiere)
Musical Staging / Movement
Bay Street Theatre / Scott Schwartz
Mamma Mia
Choreographer
Bucks County Playhouse / John Tartaglia
My Real Mother
Choreographer
Off Bway NYMF Signature Theatre NYC / Misti Wills
Beauty and the Beast
Choreographer
Maltz Jupiter / John Tartaglia
Shrek the Halls
Choreographer
Dreamworks NY & LA
Show Time - 100 Years of the American Musical
Director / Choreographer
Off Bway - York Theatre Company / Unsung Musicals
Claudio Quest
Choreographer
Off Bway - NYMF / Signature Theatre / John Tartaglia
Joseph...Technicolor Dreamcoat
Choreographer / Associate Director
3D Theatricals / Marc Kudisch
A Dog Story
Choreographer
Off Bway - Davenport Theatre NYC / Justin Baldridge
Lord Tom
Choreographer
Off Bway - York Theatre Company / John Tartaglia
Dee Snider's Rock 'N Roll Christmas Tale
Choreographer
Winter Garden Toronto / Adam John Hunter
Take the Plunge
Director / Choreographer
Coca-Cola
Pageant Princess
Director / Choreographer
NYFW Festival / Elektra Theatre NYC
The Lion King Jr.
Choreographer
12.14 Foundation / Michael Unger
Reuseable the Musical
Choreographer / Associate Director
WCS / John Tartaglia
Sid the Science Kid Live (AEA National Tour)
Choreographer / Associate Director
Jim Henson Prod / John Tartaglia / Mills Entertainment
The Passing Show
Choreographer
Unsung Musicals / Manhattan Theatre Club NYC
Somewhere In Time
Associate Choreographer
Scott Schwartz / John Carrafa
Damn Yankees - ENCORES! NYC
Asst. Choreographer / Dance Captain
John Rando / Bob Fosse
Fosse
Pre Production / Re-Creation Team
Ann Reinking / Gwen Verdon / Chet Walker
Television
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon | "This Christmas Will Be Different"
Choreographer
NBC
SNL "Mellen" Digital Short
Choreographer
NBC
Special Olympics 2014 Opening Ceremony
Co-Director / Choreographer
Fox TV / Prudential Center
All My Children
Assistant Choreographer
ABC
Film
My Discarded Men Suite
Conceived / Director / Choreographer
Firestart Creative
Don't Go (Original Dance Short Film)
Conceived / Director / Choreographer
Firestart Creative / SoDanca
Sway (Original Dance Short Film)
Conceived / Co-Director / Choreographer
NBC
Stuck
Choreographer
MJW Films - Dir. Michael Berry
Comanche (Original Dance Short)
Conceived / Direcotr / Choreographer
Pierre Marais / Firestart Creative
Redrum
Choreographer
Dir. Joe Lovero
Bustle Fluffah
Choreographer
Roundabout Theatre Company
NEXUS Project
Co-Director / Choreographer
Neil Schwartz / Jacob Hiss
Live Stage
BDC Pro Semester Showcase ("Ritmo Fuego")
Conceived / Choreographer
Mark Morris Dance Center NYC
I Heart Dance NYC ("Sway")
Conceived / Choreographer
Melissa Gerstein / Empire Hotel Rooftop
Bay Street Theatre 28th Summer Gala
Choreographer
Wolffer Vineyard / Scott Schwartz / Joel Grey
Dance Out Loud ("Wingback")
Conceived / Choreographer
Schimmel Center NYC
BC Beat 12 ("Criminal")
Conceived / Choreographer
Cielo NYC / BringAbout Project
Dance Out Loud ("Midnight Rider")
Director / Choreographer
Schimmel Center
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival ("Shot Through the Heart")
Conceived / Choreographer
Inside Out Theatre & Ted Shawn Theatre
BDC Pro Semester Showcase ("Love Yourself")
Conceived / Choreographer
Ailey Citicorp Theatre NYC
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival ("Stiletto")
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")
Coceived / Choreographer
Ted Shawn Theatre / Chet Walker
Award Shows
The Roger Rees Awards
Director / Choreographer
Disney Theatricals / Broadway Education Alliance
The Gershwin Awards
Director / Choreographer
NYC / Jimmy Awards
Movement Coaching
The TONY Awards
Yoga / Dance Coach to Kevin Spacey
CBS / Rob Ashford
Awards
Honorable Mention | Best Choreography Award for "Claudio Quest"
Off Bway - NYMF / Signature Theatre

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