Shannan Dorcy
Principal Dance and Acrobatic Instructor
 
 
ShannanDorcyShannan is a Principal Dance and Acrobatics Instructor for 20 years at ShéLor School of Dance.  She is a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Specialization in Early Childhood Development, and holds a Minor in Dance.  Shannan is an award winning dance competitor; certified in the Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) ballet syllabus and Fred Astaire Performing Arts (FAPA), Tap certification.  She has served as a local judge for dance related pageants and was a former co-captain of the Butler High School Sequinettes.  Shannan has studied with renowned dance masters and participated in a 2-week residency at SRU with Nina Martin, a  master teacher of choreography and improvisational dance.
 
Shannan has also had the opportunity to participate in the SRU Research Symposium dealing with improvisational dance.  Most recently, Shannan attended the Gus Giordano Jazz Congress in Chicago and the International Royal Academy of Dance Summer Teachers Program in Maryland where she completed studies in music as it relates to movement, graded syllabus and intermediate work in classical ballet.  Shannan resides with her husband, Curt and their baby boy, Colin. 
 
 
Royal Academy Of Dance