"Shaun is not only one of the most versatile and dynamic actors I know, she is also a consummate professional. Her openness, generosity, commitment, and collaborative spirit make it a pleasure to have her as part of any creative team." — Eric Parness, Artistic Director of Resonance Ensemble

AEA // DGA
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OFF-BROADWAY
Burning Rose
Resonance Ensemble, St. Clement's (dir. Eric Parness)
The Truth Quotient Rachel
Resonance Ensemble, Theatre Row (dir. Eric Parness)
Shakespeare's Slave
Grace
Resonance Ensemble, Theatre Row (dir. Eric Parness)
A Less Than Ideal Position
Beth Kramer
New World Stages (dir. Valentina Fratti)
NY THEATRE
Holy Ghosts
Lorena Cosburg
Theatre East/Urban Stages (dir. Judson Jones)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hippolyta, First Fairy
Smith Street Stage (dir. Jonathan Hopkins)
Richard III
Queen Elizabeth*
Smith Street Stage (dir. Jonathan Hopkins)
The Winter's Tale
Camillo
Smith Street Stage (dir. Erik Pearson)
For the Love of Maud
Grace
Ensemble Studio Theatre (dir. Mikhaela Mahoney)
The Tempest
Sebastian
Smith Street Stage (dir. Beth Ann Hopkins)**
10 Years/10 Dreams
Various Roles
Resonance Ensemble Benefit***
Advance Man
Valerie Tindal
Gideon Productions (dir. Jordana Williams, 2015)
An Appeal to the Woman of the House Claire Tyson
Retro Productions (dir. DeLisa White)
Advance Man
Valerie Tindal
Gideon Productions (dir. Jordana Williams, 2012)‡
Tough Love
Patricia
Manhattan Theatre Source (dir. DeLisa White)
Interchange
Job Rep, Woman, Marcie
The WorkShop Theater Co. (dir. Thomas Coté) (New York Times Critics' Pick)
Summerfolk
Sonya
HB Playwrights Foundation (dir. Austin Pendleton) (with Louis Zorich)
Dark Rapture
Renee
HB Playwrights Foundation (dir. Amy Wright)
She
The WorkShop Theater Co. (dir. Kathleen Brant)
Measure for Measure
Provost
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot (dir. Hamilton Clancy)
Rightsized
Sheila
The Drilling Company (dir. Hamilton Clancy)
Romeo & Juliet
Juliet
Curious Frog Theatre Co. (dir. Renee Rodriguez)
The Letter
Rebecca Foyt
Emerging Artists Theatre (dir. Rasa Allan Kazlas)
The Conjugality Test
Bernice
The Midtown Intn'l Theatre Festival (dir. David Gautschy)
* Nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role, 2018 NYIT Awards
** Winner of Outstanding Ensemble, 2017 NYIT Awards
*** With F. Murray Abraham, Larry Pine, & Sean Dugan
Winner of Outstanding Premiere Production of a Play, 2012 NYIT Awards
FILM
Bryan is Fine
Lydia (supporting)
Dir. Gabriel Clermont/Killer Films (short film)
Pen Pal
Dana (lead)
Dir. Laura Maxfield (short film)
Susan (lead)
Dir. Linda Brieda (short film)
Customer #1 (lead)
Dir. Alexander Pikas (short film)
Florence L. Toms
Dir. Derek Fordjour, Rosalyn C. Williams (feature/doc)
Crux
Casey Arlington
Dir. Konrad Gueverra, Shaun B. Wilson (short film) (photo)
Susan
Susan (lead)
Student Film (Brooklyn College): Linda Brieda
You Still Believe in Me
Molly (lead)
Student Film (NYU): David Taylor
Second Best
Julie (lead)
Student Film (NYU): Anthony Arismendi
Is It Your Turn?
Vice
Student Film (NYFA): Konrad Gueverra
INDUSTRIALS | COMMERCIALS
Experience with live and taped industrials. List available upon request.
WRITING
Shadow Walkers, directed by Michele Travis. 2016 JAW, Judson Memorial Church
Night, directed by Becca Silbert. 2015 Primary Stages/ESPA: Detention 31 @ Jimmy's No. 43
Lies, directed by Emily Hartford. 2015 SpeakUp: The Street Harassment Plays
Kore, directed by Emily Hartford. 2014 (Flux Theatre Ensemble/ForePlay: Extra Credit)
The Session, directed by Michele Travis. 2014 (New York Madness)
Shadow Walkers, directed by Pete Boisvert. 2013 (Flux Theatre Ensemble/Have Another)
The Tony & the Mark, directed by Gus Schulenburg. 2014 (Developed with Flux Theatre Ensemble)
* In addition to playwrighting, I was also previously on the writing staff of New York Theatre Review, was an Associate Editor for Women in Theatre Magazine, was selected to be a 2014 WriteOutFront playwright, and was an official live blogger for the 2014 NYIT Awards.
DIRECTING
Short and Sweet: House of the Rising Sun, by Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy. 2018 (Chudeau Productions)
The Podcast Plays Project: Brain Trust (Reading), by Rachel Atkins. 2018 (Core Artist Ensemble)
Have Another: Violent Bones (excerpt), by Adam Szymkowicz. 2014 (Flux Theatre Ensemble)
Understand Our Ground: Sir, by Lori Parquet. 2013 (Flux Theatre Ensemble)
Left Out Festival: Are You My Mother, by Stephanie Braxton. 2011 (Stage Left Studio)
Where Eagles Dare Short Play Lab: Gunny, by Peter S. Nicholls. 2009 (Where Eagles Dare Theatre)
New Federal Theatre: Bird, by Gerald Tallon. 2009 (New Federal Theatre: Henry Street Settlement's Abron Arts Center)
HB Ensemble: Half in Love, by Joe Lauinger. 2008 (HB Ensemble)
PRODUCING
Flux Theatre Ensemble: SpeakUp: The Street Harassment Plays 2015. Co-Producer
Gideon Productions: Sovereign, by Mac Rogers, directed by Jordana Williams. 2012. Assoc. Producer
Gideon Productions: Blast Radius, by Mac Rogers, directed by Jordana Williams. 2012. Assoc. Producer
The WorkShop Theater Co.: Interchange, by Ken Jaworowski, directed by Thomas Coté (SDC). 2010. Assoc. Producer
The WorkShop Theater Co.: Beneath the Hush, a Whisper, by Abigail Somma, directed by Thomas Herman (SDC). 2010. Assoc. Producer
Where Eagles Dare Short Play Lab: Gunny, by Peter S. Nicholls, directed by Shaun B. Wilson (Fauntleroy). 2009
TEACHING ARTIST
Epic Theatre Ensemble: Guest artist, guest director. 2017-2018
Smith Street Stage: Shakespeare for everyone, The Carroll School (PS53). 2016-2018
TRAINING
Acting:
The American Musical & Dramatic Academy, NY
Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, NY | w/ Earle Gister
HB Studio, NY | Austin Pendleton, Frank Wood, Carol Rosenfeld, Jim Boerlin
Jack Garfein | Master Class (Teachers' Assistant)
Film Technique:
Karen Ludwig
Audition:
Margie Haber, Caymichael Patten, Anthony Abeson
Viewpoints, Suzuki: Jessica Burr, Matt Opatrny (Blessed Unrest) & Tony Speciale (The Pearl Theater)
Playwrighting:
Deborah Zoe Laufer & Rogelio Martinez (ESPA/Primary Stages); Julie McKee
SPECIAL SKILLS

Accents/Dialects: All-American Regional (Standard, Midwest, Southern), Trinidadian, South African, Nigerian, Ugandan, Cuban, British (London, RP), French, Northern Irish.
Drivers' license and passport, CrossFit, Yoga, excellent cook, knitter.
Standardized Patient and frequent collaborator with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (very comfortable with legal and medical jargon). Drivers' license and passport, excellent cook, avid knitter. Excellent with children. Conversant French.
Proud member of Resonance Ensemble, NYMadness, Flux Theatre Ensemble (FoF), The League of Professional Theatre Women, The League of Independent Theater, Actors Equity Association, and The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.