An American ex-pat living in the UK, Shea works between London, LA and NYC as an interdisciplinary performing artist, educator, and Artistic Director of Indigo Arts Collective. She has a BFA in Theatre Performance, BA in Communications and minor in Dance from Tulane University, a MFA in Acting from East 15 Acting School, and a Masters in Contemporary Performance Practice from the University of East London. She is currently completing a short course in Dramatic Writing at Oxford University.
Previously, Shea completed a student residency at Shakespeare's Globe where she played Lady Macbeth, and has been seen in a principle role on Investigative Discovery Channel's Blood Relatives. Recent on stage credits include off-West End runs at the Arcola and the Tristan Bates, as well as work with the Oxford Shakespeare Company and the New American Theatre, among others. Shea has also appeared in several independent films.
Her one woman show, By the Light of the Moon premièred at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in the summer of 2019, then traveled to the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in NYC for it's off-off Broadway debut, and finally to the 2019 Clapham Fringe Festival. It recently appeared virtually in the Online Fringe Festival in May 2020 and is programmed for the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
When she's not performing, Shea works as a director and choreographer for children's theatre, and a dance and fitness instructor for all ages. She also runs an innovation education summer camp for children and a vegan home baking business.
Favorite past times include hiking, yoga, coloring, and galavanting around the world.