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Shana Carroll

 
Bio:
SHANA CARROLL is co-founding artistic director of Montreal's Les 7 Doigts de la Main (7 Fingers circus company), where she has directed and choreographed the company's major touring shows, including Traces (Drama Desk nomination), Sequence 8, Loft, La Vie, Le Murmure du Coquelicot, Cuisine & ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
SHANA CARROLL is co-founding artistic director of Montreal's Les 7 Doigts de la Main (7 Fingers circus company), where she has directed and choreographed the company's major touring shows, including Traces (Drama Desk nomination), Sequence 8, Loft, La Vie, Le Murmure du Coquelicot, Cuisine & ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2016]
Acrobatic Choreographer and Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
Choreographer

Photos

Jean-Francois Bouchard, Shana Carroll and Philippe Decoufle  Photo

Jean-Francois Bouchard, Shana Carroll and Philippe Decoufle

From: 
Date:
05/26/2016
Daphne Mauger, Philippe Decouple, Shana Carroll and West Hyler Photo

Daphne Mauger, Philippe Decouple, Shana Carroll and West Hyler

From: 
Date:
02/25/2016
Shana Carroll, Katherine Crockett, Christine Jones, Randy Weiner Photo

Shana Carroll, Katherine Crockett, Christine Jones, Randy Weiner

From: 
Date:
02/05/2014
Patrick Leonard, Sebastien Soldevila, Shana Carroll, Samuel Tetreault, Gypsy Snider,  Photo

Patrick Leonard, Sebastien Soldevila, Shana Carroll, Samuel Tetreault, Gypsy Snider, Isabelle Chasse and Nassib El-Husseni

From: 
Date:
08/09/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2016]
Acrobatic Choreographer and Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

Choreographer

Shana Carroll Biography

SHANA CARROLL is co-founding artistic director of Montreal's Les 7 Doigts de la Main (7 Fingers circus company), where she has directed and choreographed the company's major touring shows, including Traces (Drama Desk nomination), Sequence 8, Loft, La Vie, Le Murmure du Coquelicot, Cuisine & Confessions, and Psy. Shana also created the circus show of Queen of the Night at the Diamond Horseshoe in New York, which won the Drama Desk award for Unique Theatrical Experience.

In addition to her work within 7 Fingers, Shana's circus choreography includes the Cirque du Soleil performance at the 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012), the acrobatic design and choreography of Cirque du Soleil's IRIS, and creation of four gold-medal winning acts at the Festival de Cirque de Demain. A former trapeze artist, Shana performed for 20 years in the air, including seven years as original solo trapeze artist for Cirque du Soleil's Saltimbanco (1994-2001).

Shana Carroll Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Shana CarrollTraces

Shana Carroll News

Photos: Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Cast Members Meet Flyers Mascot, Gritty Photo Photos: Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Cast Members Meet Flyers Mascot, Gritty
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Performers from Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL previewed acts from their upcoming show and had some on-ice fun with Flyers mascot Gritty.

BWW Review: DEAR SAN FRANCISCO: A HIGH FLYING LOVE STORY at Club Fugazi Photo BWW Review: DEAR SAN FRANCISCO: A HIGH FLYING LOVE STORY at Club Fugazi
by Steve Murray - May 22, 2022

How can the historic Club Fugazi follow up on Beach Blanket Babylon, the world's longest-running musical revue, which played for more than 17,200 performances and to over 6.5 million? With yet another crowd-pleasing San Francisco specific immersive experience currently packing em in and likely to run for quite some time.

Cirque Du Soleil Presents CRYSTAL At The New UBS Arena At Belmont Park Photo Cirque Du Soleil Presents CRYSTAL At The New UBS Arena At Belmont Park
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

Cirque du Soleil presents its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL – at the new UBS Arena at Belmont Park, on the border of Queens and Nassau County, this summer.

Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Bridgeport At The Total Mortgage Arena With CRYSTAL Photo Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Bridgeport At The Total Mortgage Arena With CRYSTAL
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

Cirque du Soleil will present its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL -  in Bridgeport, CT. This one-of-a-kind performance blends circus art and the world of ice skating. CRYSTAL will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where ice skating of all kinds mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats. CRYSTAL will perform at the Total Mortgage Arena from July 29 – 31, 2022 for four performances only.

Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Providence At The Dunkin' Donuts Center With CRYSTAL Photo Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Providence At The Dunkin' Donuts Center With CRYSTAL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022

Cirque du Soleil returns to Rhode Island with its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL – in Providence at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Pre-Broadway SOUL TRAIN, THE HEADLANDS & More Announced for American Conservatory The Photo Pre-Broadway SOUL TRAIN, THE HEADLANDS & More Announced for American Conservatory Theater 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced today the productions that will make up the company’s 2022/23 season.

Cirque Du Soleil to Present CRYSTAL In Philadelphia This Summer Photo Cirque Du Soleil to Present CRYSTAL In Philadelphia This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Cirque du Soleil will return to Philadelphia with its coolest arena show yet - CRYSTAL. Back by popular demand, this one-of-a-kind performance blends circus art and the world of ice skating. CRYSTAL will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where ice skating of all kinds mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats.

Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Comes To Newark This June Photo Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Comes To Newark This June
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2022

Created by Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila, CRYSTAL is not just an ice show, it's the very first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil!

Cirque Du Soleil Presents CRYSTAL In North Charleston This Spring Photo Cirque Du Soleil Presents CRYSTAL In North Charleston This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2022

Cirque du Soleil will present its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL – in Charleston. This one-of-a-kind performance blends circus art and the world of ice skating. CRYSTAL will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where ice skating of all kinds mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats.

Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Massachusetts With CRYSTAL Photo Cirque Du Soleil Returns To Massachusetts With CRYSTAL
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2022

Cirque du Soleil is on the road and touring once again, returning to Massachusetts with its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL – in Boston and Amherst, MA. Find out how to get tickets.

Shana Carroll Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Creators of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT- Spotlight on Shana Carroll
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014

Queen of the Night, the epicurean extravaganza created by king of immersive entertainment and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner, has earned a spot on the list of must-see New York City attractions of the summer as the city's sexiest dinner party. Originally created to celebrate the reopening of the legendary nightspot Simon Hammerstein's Diamond Horseshoe (235 W. 46th Street, NYC), the critically acclaimed fusion of cuisine, theater, circus, and nightlife plays through August 31 by popular demand. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge stopped by the Diamond Horseshoe during a recent rehearsal, and below, you can check out a special interview with creator Shana Carroll.


Shana Carroll Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Shana Carroll been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Traces .