Bill Shannon

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Bill Shannon
Born1970 (age 51–52)
Known forPerformance Art

Bill Shannon (born 1970) is an American artist who resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shannon holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.[1] Born with a degenerative hip condition,[2] 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.[3]

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





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

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