Shanna VanDerwerker

Choreographer and Dance Educator

Shanna VanDerwerker is a Chicago based choreographer and dance instructor currently on faculty at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Dovetail Studios. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Point Park University. As a professional dancer Shanna performed on Broadway, national tours, several regional theaters, and Walt Disney World.  She was the Associate Choreographer of Amazing Grace on Broadway and the Assistant Choreographer of High Fidelity on Broadway. Shanna choreographed the Chicago premiere of Lysistrata Jones for Refuge Theater Project for which she received a Jeff Nomination. She is returning for her third season as choreographer at The Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson, WI where she previously worked on Newsies, Beauty and the Beast and Singin' In The Rain. She has choreographed for numerous studios and festivals around the country including Regional Dance America Midstates in Madison, WI and the Educational Theater Association's International Thespian Festival 2015. Her style is primarily musical theater jazz, but Shanna also teaches ballet, tap and lyrical. 

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