Member since: 2007

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Kevin J. Shannon is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts. He received additional training from the School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Paul Taylor, and Springboard Danse Montréal. After receiving his BFA from The Juilliard School in 2007, Kevin was invited to join Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. While a dancer with Hubbard Street, he has had the privilege to work under the direction of Jim Vincent, Glenn Edgerton and the current Artistic Director Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell. Kevin is honored to have performed works by Crystal Pite, Kyle Abraham, Jirí Kylián, Aszure Barton, Sharon Eyal, Twyla Tharp, Alejandro Cerrudo, Robyn Mineko Williams, William Forsythe, Peter Chu, Ohad Naharin, among many others over his fourteen years with the company. In 2013 Kevin participated in DanceMotion USA, a cross cultural exchange program between Hubbard Street, BAM and the US State Department, where he taught and performed in North Africa and Spain. As an educator, Kevin has taught dance master classes around the world, led and programmed the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Summer Intensive and is currently a guest teacher for Hubbard Street’s main company. He has served as faculty for The Joffrey Academy, Chicago Movement Collective, and Peridance Center. In addition, Kevin is a certified IMAGE TECH for Dancers teacher. 

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