For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Shannon Tiles
Shannon Murphy
Assistant Director, Dance Ensemble, Adjunct Assistant Professor



Ellen Forman Dance Studio Office, Mandell Theater Lobby 1032
Shannon Murphy is dance artist and educator in Philadelphia. She is a co-director or idiosynCrazy productions along side Jumatatu Poe. Shannon is currently a Mascher Artist in Residence, was a FringeArts LAB Fellow (2013) and a New Edge Resident in Dance (2011).  Her work has been presented at AUX Space, Bryn Mawr College, Community Education Center’s New Edge Mix, FringeArts Festival and Scratch Nights, The Goose Route Dance Festival, RealLive People Presents’, Group Motion Dance Company’s Spiel Uhr, Kelly Strayhdorn Theater’s newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival, and Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA).  As a freelance performer, Shannon has worked with many dance artists/companies, including: anonymous boddies||art collective/Kate Watson-Wallace, Dance Theater X, Group Motion Dance Co, Kosoko Performance Group, Jennifer Morley, The Naked Stark, Nichole Canuso Dance Company, SCRAP Performance Group, and has performed works by Peggy Baker, Wally Cardona, and Rennie Harris. Shannon holds a BA in dance from Point Park University, is a level three Certified Franklin Method teacher and is currently studying to become a Master Teacher under Eric Franklin.  She is also on faculty at University of The Arts, Philadelphia Dance Academy and Koresh School of Dance and has worked at Bryn Mawr College and Temple University. Shannon became the Assistant Director of the Drexel Dance Ensemble fall quarter of 2015.