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Choreographer / Director
Shannon Stewart / Screaming Traps explores the intersection of dance with embodied identities and social choreographies. She works across and through disciplines but her creative practice is body-centered. Shannon was born in the South and came of age as an artist in the Pacific Northwest, San Francisco, and Europe. She has an MFA from Tulane University in Interdisciplinary Dance Performance, a BA in Urban Design from the University of Washington and is based in New Orleans. Her work has been presented by Velocity Dance Center, On the Boards (Seattle), RISK/REWARD, Performance Works Northwest (Portland), Philadelphia Dance Projects, the Hinterlands (Detroit), Definitive Figures Festival, Marigny Opera House, Tulane University (New Orleans), Bryant Lake Bowl, Cowles Center (MPLS), the Work Room (ATL), Pivot Arts Incubator (Chicago), Future Oceans (NYC), Good Children Gallery, The Front Gallery and invited to the V&A London in 2019. Her collaborative film work has been screened at film festivals big and small.