Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Shannon Atkins | Steps on Broadway
Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Shannon Atkins
Shannon Atkins moved to New York City 10 years ago from Australia and since then her talent and passion for dance has seen her travel throughout the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico and Australia regularly judging and setting award winning choreography and company repertoire.

She has taught on famous conventions all over the world including "Move It" and "Can You Dance" in the UK and "Australian Dance Festival". She also tours the US with the Wild Dance Convention. Recently Shannon choreographed for the opening of New York fashion week Spring 2023. Shannon had taught at some of the most prestigious dance studios including The Joffrey Ballet School in NYC, Base Studios and Pineapple Studios in London. She also teaches at The Institute of American Musical Theatre and was a resident choreographer for Manhanttanville College.

Prior to her worldwide career Shannon had a successful dance school and was a faculty member at the Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre instructing and choreographing musicals. Shannon has performed in musicals including 42nd street and Oklahoma along with choreographing broadway style shows including High School Musical 2. Fun fact: Shannon also has a law/psychology degree.