Shannon is an actress, model, and singer in Los Angeles, California, hailing from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A former competitive figure skater, performing has been part of her life since age 2. She found it a natural transition from skating to acting, and was cast from her very first audition for a role in the musical ‘Guys and Dolls‘.

Shannon studied Theatre and Film at Northeastern University in Boston, MA and trained at The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland, boasting alum such as Liam Neeson. In Los Angeles she completed improv training at UCB (Upright Citizens Brigade) and has extensive indie improv performance experience all around LA. She’s also studied with a variety of professional acting coaches including Shari Shaw, Aimee Deshayes, and Joseph Pearlman, and is a trained singer and percussionist.

Shannon began on the stage and her theatre credits range from ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ to ‘The Playboy of the Western World’. She went to an open call and booked a role in the feature film ‘The Surrogates’, (dir. Jonathan Mostow), and since has worked on various film projects including the female lead in the feature ‘What Separates Us’, supporting roles in the award winning Woody Allen-esque ‘Nothing in Los Angeles’, and the comedy ’Show Business’. Her other work ranges from television to new media: ABC’s hit show ‘How To Get Away With Murder’, lacing up her skates on NBC’s ‘The Office’ and the horror short film ‘Girls on Ice’ for ‘BlackboxTV’the award-winning comedy web series ‘Dead Grandma’ with Jon Heder (dir. Will Kindrick) the successful short fan film ‘Hughes the Force’ with Kevin Smith (dir. J.C. Reifenberg), and more !

In her spare time Shannon works on her writing projects including a feature screenplay and various poetry projects, rides motorcycles, kills it at karaoke, plays guitar/drums & write songs, paints, reads (especially historical fiction!) and – of course – watches films!