Shannon Levy-Heath holds both Bachelor's and Master's of Arts degrees in Theater Arts with a Dance Emphasis from California State University Fullerton and California State University of Los Angeles respectively. She has trained extensively in ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap and dance for the musical theatre, studying with such notables as the San Francisco Ballet School, Bill Evans, Viola Farber, Roland Dupree, Joe Tremaine, and the American Dance Machine, among others.
Shannon's professional experience ranges from jazz to modern dance to musical theatre; her dance company, High Flight, was contracted by the Los Angeles Unified School Distinct to bring dance to students of all ages. From 1985 to 1996, she was a member of the dance faculty at California State University of Los Angeles. Ms. Levy-Heath joined the dance faculty at College of the Canyons in January 2000; she teaches Jazz, Tap, Yoga, Modern Dance, and Dance Appreciation.