Shannon J. Sumpter, M.F.A.
Shannon worked for 10 years as an Equity stage manager before turning to teaching. She stage managed Off-Off Broadway, in LORT at theatres including the Yale Rep, Indiana Rep, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and ART as well as theme park venues at Universal Studios in Hollywood and Magic Mountain. Sumpter has also stage managed opera and dance. Before coming to Las Vegas, she taught for several years at the California Institute of the Arts. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.