Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Shannon Lewis | Steps on Broadway Faculty – Steps on Broadway
Shannon Lewis

Shannon Lewis is a Choreographer, Director, and performer with over 25 years of Broadway performance experience.

Shannon is the Choreographer of the groundbreaking and inventive new musical The Secret Silk by Stephen Schwartz and John Tartaglia. Her critically acclaimed choreography recently appeared in the re-imagined Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, as well as the new musical film Stuck starring Amy Madigan, Giancarlo Esposito and Ashanti. Shannon has conceived, created and premiered four original works for the world-renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and debuted her original concept piece Criminal at BC Beat in New York City.

Other Direction and Choreography: Shrek the Halls (Dreamworks); 2014 Special Olympics Opening Ceremony (Fox); Claudio Quest (Signature Theatre/NYMF) Show Time-The First 100 Years of the American Musical (Off-Broadway); A Dog Story (Broadway); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (3D Theatricals); Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Xmas Tale; Dance Out Loud NYC; Lord Tom (Off-Broadway); Sid the Science Kid LIVE! (AEA National tour); ReUseable the Musical; Take the Plunge; RedRum; BustleFluffah.

As a performer, Shannon starred in I Gotcha in the original Broadway cast of Fosse and is featured singing I Gotcha on the Original Cast album. She starred as "Ursula" opposite Christina Applegate in the Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, and as "Miss Krumholtz" with Daniel Radcliffe, Darren Criss and Nick Jonas in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. Other Broadway credits include: The Mystery of Edwin Drood; The People in the Picture; Curtains; Look of Love; Contact; Candide; Crazy for You. Broadway National Tours: A Chorus Line as "Sheila" and Pippin as "Fastrada".

Shannon appeared as a Rockette in the world-famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular in NYC. Television and film include The Today Show, the Tony Awards, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, PBS Great Performances; The Sound of Music LIVE on NBC starring Carrie Underwood and the feature film TED 2.

Shannon is on Guest Faculty at The School at Jacob's Pillow and Adjunct Professor at Pace University Commercial Dance in New York City.