Gina Shannon

Assistant Director - Casting

Clinical Skills Program

Biography

Gina Shannon currently serves as a Assistant Director for the Clinical Skills Center. She manages various events, conducts feedback trainings, leads auditions, and oversees the Clinical Skills’ Standardized Patient community.  She came to the Clinical Skills Center from Washington University, School of Medicine, Saint Louis, where she originally started her work as a Standardized Patient and assisted in communication review sessions.  Along with her work as a Standardized Patient, she taught theatre and dance for seven years. She holds a BA in Theatre with an emphasis on acting, directing, and technical theater, along with a MAT in Theatre education from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.  In her spare time, she explores the world of circus with work on the trapeze and lyra. Gina lives in Decatur with her partner and curious dog Dessie.  They enjoy exploring Atlanta’s food spots and recreating those delicious meals using local ingredients.