Shannon Matesky is an actress, writer, producer, director from Berkeley, CA, now living in Brooklyn, NY.
A graduate from Depaul Theater School she has worked as an Actress and Assistant Director with theaters such as Steppenwolf Theater, The Inconvenience, Court Theater, Goodman Theater and The Public. Shannon was a member of the 2018 Directors Lab at Lincoln Center. As a poet Shannon has been featured in venues across the country as well as on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, Nylon Magazine, and BET. As a Producer Shannon specializes in live events and festivals such as The Fly Honey Show (Chicago), Brave New Voices International Teen Poetry Festival (Multiple Cities), Life is Living Community Festival (Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Oakland) and Urban Word NYC’s Grand Slam finals at the Apollo Theater (NYC). Shannon is currently the Executive Producer of Queer Abstract, a QTPOC variety show in Brooklyn, NY. Shannon is also author of four solo performances, She Think She Grown, We Gotta Eat, The Saga of the Return and Heartbreak Hotel: Whitney.