... is an actor, singer, and teacher based in Northeast Ohio. He holds a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance with a specialization in 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 Beck Center’s The Little Mermaid (Prince Eric), Forever Plaid (Frankie), and The Spitfire Grill (Joe Sutter), Lakeland Civic Theatre’s The Bridges of Madison County (Robert Kincaid) and The Light in the Piazza (Fabrizio), and Blank Canvas Theatre’s High Fidelity (Rob). He frequently performs as a soloist 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 also teaches at Ashland University, Olmsted Performing Arts Center, and Lake Ridge Academy. He is a proud member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.