“DaCosta Talent Agent”
Shannon Teat’s love for performing began at an early age. While growing up in Vancouver, she trained at the elite studios Danzmode, Harbour Dance, and was a member of The Source Dance Company its very first year. She trained in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, musical theatre, singing, modern, partnering, lifts, and ballroom. Shannon enjoys teaching and has choreographed for studios and workshops across Canada. She has appeared in commercials, television shows, music videos, film as as well as doing motion capture for video games with EA Active. Shannon was a member of the Vancouver Grizzlies Dance Team and kept busy working industrials and live performances across Canada. Longing for travel, Shannon was selected and began working for Royal Caribbean Cruise lines as a dancer and singer travelling all over the world and being fortunate enough to meet her husband who was also a performer! Later she began working as rehearsal director and assistant in auditions tours for Royal Caribbean.
Shannon has a love and passion for Musical Theatre and will take any opportunity to see live theatre. Her most memorable theatre experiences have been getting to see London’s best in the West End. She also toured through North Africa performing for the military and all over China in Vegas style revue show creating incredible memories and friendships. It was around that time Shannon found a love for the other side of performing as well. She began crossing over to working more audition tours, adjudicating, as well as being invited to sit on casting selections for various projects. In 2015, Shannon was fortunate enough to be offered a new opportunity with da Costa Talent Management and become their newest Vancouver agent representing the West Coasts best singers, dancers, and actors. Shannon’s love of the entertainment industry is evident and feels extremely lucky to get to do what she loves.