... is an actor, singer, and teacher based in Northeast Ohio. He holds a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Musical Theatre from New York University's Steinhardt School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre from Ashland University.
Shane’s favorite regional credits include Legally Blonde (Emmett), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip Tolentino), and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Man 2), He originated the principal role of Jinx Jamieson in the New York City industry reading of the new musical Babes at Sea. He was also featured in the orchestral premier of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World (Man 2) at White Plains Performing Arts Center. While at NYU Shane appeared as the title role in Sweeney Todd , in Baby (Nick), and The Light in the Piazza (Giueseppe).
On the local stage his credits include Lakeland Civic Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Light in the Piazza (Fabrizio), Beck Center’s Forever Plaid (Frankie), and The Spitfire Grill (Joe Sutter), and Blank Canvas Theatre’s High Fidelity (Rob). He has also performed in numerous concerts with The Musical Theatre Project.
Shane resides in Medina, Ohio with his wife Alicia and their daughter Riley where he runs a private studio. He has also taught at Ashland University, Great Lakes School of Music, and currently teaches at Olmsted Performing Arts Center, and Lake Ridge Academy.