Bill Shannon

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Bill Shannon
Born 1970 (age 46–47)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Performer
Known for Performance Art

Bill Shannon (born 1970) is an American artist who resides in Brooklyn.[1] Shannon holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.[2] Born with a degenerative hip condition,[3] he developed a way to express himself through dance and skateboarding on crutches.


Performances and video work include:

In 2002, he completed a project with Cirque du Soleil choreographing parts of their production Varekai.[1]

His visual and multimedia art have been exhibited in contemporary museums, galleries and fairs include:





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  3. ^ Prouty, Kate (2002-04-10). "Bill Shannon, the 'CrutchMaster,' Break Dances on Crutches". The Middlebury Campus. 

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