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Shannon Alvis



Spring Suite  Ballet West II 2023
The Sea  Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre 2023
Ether  Moonwater Dance Project 2023
Crystalline  Ballet Des Moines 2023
Still Water  University of Iowa, BFA Senior Concert 2023
Held  The Chicago Academy for the Arts 2022
Home is Everywhere and Nowhere  Dance360, DanceWorks Chicago 2021
Less  Compass Coaching Project, Colorado Conservatory of Dance 2021 Metamorphosis/Identity City  Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Place Between Earth and Sky  Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre and Clarice Assad 2019

With You Always  The Big Muddy Dance Company 2019
Room Of Angels  Charlottesville Ballet 2019
The Love Of Souls  University of Iowa Dance Gala 2018
Heartsong  New Dances 2018, DanceWorks Chicago 2018
Soul  Visceral Dance Chicago - Solus 2018
Trees, Melody  Chicago Repertory Ballet 2018
Hope  DanceWorks Chicago 2018
Following A Bird  Chicago Dances - The Cambrians 2017
Moonlight  Joffrey Ballet – Winning Works Choreographic Competition 2017
Inside of Wonder   DanceWorks Chicago – DanceMoves 2016
Sunrise   Thodos Dance Chicago 2016
Me  Visceral Dance Chicago – Solus 2016

Letters Of A Traveller  Personal project - Dancers of Visceral Dance Chicago 2015
The Nexus Project 2014 The Cambrians - Source Generator. Director Benjamin Wardell


Performance Experience

West Side Story - Lyric Opera Chicago - Francesca Zambello 2019

My Fair Lady - Lyric Opera Chicago – Robert Carsen, Olivier Fredj, Lynne Page 2017
Carmen - Lyric Opera Chicago – Rob Ashford 2017
Les Troyens - Lyric Opera Chicago - Tim Albery, Helen Pickett 2016
The King and I - Lyric Opera Chicago- directed by Lee Blakeley, choreography Peggy Hickey 2016
The Merry Widow - Lyric Opera Chicago- directed by Susan Stroman 2015
Carousel- Lyric Opera Chicago- directed by Rob Ashford 2015
Salome -The Dallas Opera - Director Francesca Zambello, choreographer Yael Levitin. 2014
Nederlands Dans Theater - Directors, Jim Vincent, Paul Lightfoot 2009-2012
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - Director Jim Vincent 2000-2009
Hubbard Street 2 - Director, Lou Conte. Julie Nakagawa Bottcher 1998-2000



Visceral Dance Center​ Ballet Faculty 2017-2020 / Choreographic Intensive 2018

Joffrey Ballet Academy​ Faculty Contemporary/Jazz 2015/2016, Ballet 2019

Dovetail Studios​ Ballet Faculty 2018
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago​ Summer Intensive 2018

Hubbard Street Professional Program​ 2017/2018
Interlochen School for the Arts​ Summer Intensive. Modern/Ballet Dance Faculty 2014-2016 Tulsa Ballet​ Staged ballet Extremely Close - Choreography Alejandro Cerrudo 2014

Guest Teaching, Workshops, and Private Coaching​ Butler University, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Visceral Dance Chicago, Thodos Dance Chicago, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, DanceWorks Chicago, Hubbard Street Professional Program, University of Iowa,

Ballet Theater of Carmel

Teaching and Staging


University of the Arts​, MFA, Philadelphia, PA, 2020
University of Utah, Utah Ballet  Ballet Department 1995-1997
Jordan Academy of Dance, Butler University  Mimi Priest  1984-1995
The Dance Refinery  Lynn Herrick, Rhonda Kaspar 1982-1991

Summer Study ​Boston Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, School of American Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Chautauqua Ballet, American Ballet Theater

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