Shannon has her BFA in theatre performance from The University of Northern Iowa and has been a member of The Barrow Group Community since 2001. She has been seen in many productions throughout the city. Some of her favorites roles include Cassie in The Standard of the Breed, Desdemona in Paula Vogel’s Desdemona and originating the role of Tory in Arlene Hutton’s 40 Stat.76. Here at TBG Shannon has been seen in countless readings. Her directing credits include ‘Night Mother, Short Stuff, and multiple play readings. As a teacher, Shannon helped to develop The Barrow Group’s teen and tween acting and teen scene study programs. She is also an active member of F.A.B. (For About and By women) where she has been developing, directing and originating roles in emerging work.