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Shannon

Birthday & Star Sign:

30 April | Taurus

Occupation/Current Study: 

Full-time student studying a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Event Management as well as a dance

teacher at The Performance Company.

 

Number of Seasons with the Wildcats: 

3

Favourite Quote:

"In school you’re taught a lesson and then given a test.

In life you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson”

– Tom Bodett.

Favourite Movie:

All Scooby Doo movies.

Favourite thing about Perth and why?

I love our beaches and the many artistic and
cultural attractions there are to experience as well.

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GET TO KNOW Shannon

Why did you choose to become a Wildcats Dancer? 

Being a Wildcats dancer the past two seasons has been one of the highlights of my early adulthood and has given me the opportunity to meet so many new people and be apart of something bigger (like the Red Army) and it is an experience I want to continue to be involved in.

My friends would say my best qualities are:

I believe my friends would say my best qualities are my honesty,
reliability and sense of humour.

During the off-season I... 

During the off-season I continue taking dance classes, teaching
and competing with The Performance Company.

My dance idol is:

My dance idol is Parris Goebel, as she continues to be an advocate for body positivity and confidence within the dance industry and being uniquely and unapologetically herself in everything she does.

If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?

I would love to have the ability to fly!

My hobbies outside of dancing are:

My hobbies outside of dancing include playing the drums and being/attempting to be a plant parent – so far it’s not going well. 

Dream holiday destination: 

Greece.

Future aspirations and why:

My future aspirations are to try and live in the present and
enjoy every moment and continue building and nurturing
the meaningful relationships in my life.

Fun fact about me:

I have a fear of snakes.

My advice for young dancers:

Have the confidence to put yourself out there in unfamiliar and scary situations and don’t let the fear of looking “silly” prevent you from growth!
Also remember, dance friends are friends for life; cherish those relationships!