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Shanara Gabrielle


Phone #: 917.543.8555 or #: 312.278.3438


height: 5′ 8”             weight: 125

hair: red/blonde   eyes: blue



A Christmas Carol, Ghost of Christmas Past, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville (Dir. Drew Fracher)
They’re Playing Our Song, Sonia u/s, Stages St. Louis(Dir. Steven Bourneuf)
Hannah Senesh, Hannah, New Jewish Theatre (Dir. Kat Singleton)
Blithe Spirit, Elvira, Great Lakes Theatre/Idaho Shakespeare (Dir. Charlie Fee)
Maple & Vine, Katha, HotCity Theatre (Dir. Doug Finlayson)
Clybourne Park, Betsy/Lindsey, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (Dir. Timothy Near)
The Comedy of Errors, Courtesan, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (Dir. Paul Mason Barnes)
The Winners, Cassie, HotCity Theatre (DIr. Marty Stanberry)
Black Pearl Sings!, Susannah, The Black Rep (Dir. Andrea Frye)
Macbeth, Witch, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (Dir. Paul Mason Barnes)
Cooking with Elisa, Elisa, Upstream Theater (Dir. Bonnie Taylor)
The Love List, Justine, American Heartland Theatre (Dir. Paul Hough)
She Loves Me, Ilona Ritter, Guthrie Theater (Dir. John Miller-Stephany)
Othello, Desdemona, Great River Shakespeare Festival (Dir. Alec Wild)
The Shape of Things, Evelyn, Gaslight Theatre (Dir. Alec Wild)
Love’s Labour’s Lost, Rosaline, Great River Shakespeare Festival (Dir. Paul Barnes)
The Tempest, Ceres/Nymph, Great River Shakespeare Festival (Dir. Alec Wild) 
They’re Playing our Song, Sonia, Maples Repertory Theater (Dir. Laura Brigham)
The Wild Party, Queenie, Columbia Stages, NYC (Dir. Saheem Ali)
The Truth, Eve Lindon, N.Y. Metropolitan Playhouse (Dir. Yvonne Conybeare)
Meet Me In St. Louis, Rose Smith, Musicals Tonight, NYC (Dir. Tom Mills)
The American Girls Revue, Millie/Cornelia, Original NY Cast, A.G. Place (Dir. Heather deMichelle)
Twelfth Night, Olivia, New Day Repertory Theatre (Dir. Chris Marino)
War Bonds, Darla, Theater for the New City (Dir. Barbara Kahn)
Lend Me a Tenor, Maggie, Northern Stage (Dir. Catherine Doherty)
Guys and Dolls, Sarah Brown, Northern Stage (Dir. Brooke Ciardelli)
Twelfth Night, Viola, Great River Shakespeare Festival (Dir. Alec Wild)
News In Review, Hillary/Laura, Hollywood Playhouse (Dir. Nancy Holson/Jay Falzone)
Camelot, Nimue, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre (Dir. Steve Woolf)
Amadeus, Constanze, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre (Dir. Michael Bollinger)
Chicago, Roxie Hart, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre (Dir./Choreo. Christopher Windom)
The Spitfire Grill, Shelby, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre (Dir. Philip Coffield)
Honky Tonk Angels, Darlene, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre (Dir. Phillip Coffield)
In The Mood, Maxine Andrews, National Concert Tour (Dir. John Moran)
Smokey Joe’s Cafe, DeeLee, Arundel Playhouse (Dir. Drew Geraci)

Film, TV & Industrial

Chicago Fire “One More Shot” Grace Sietzman, NBC Primetime, Dir. Jean de Segonzac
Conviction “180.80” Resident Assistant, NBC Primetime, Dir. Norberto Barba
Conviction “Hostage” Resident Assistant, NBC Primetime, Dir. Norberto Barba
Canon Cameras Canon Family, ADM Productions, Dir. Gabriel Barre
Books & Beans, Dreams-Lead, Adobe Premiere Pro Industrial Short
Guiding Light, Featured, CBS Daytime
The New Neighbor, Writer-Lead, New York Film Academy
The Look, Featured, Carmichael Films
Lucina, Donna-Lead, Trompe L’Oeil Productions


Missouri Tourism, Lead, Aero Films
Siemens, Mom, Park Pictures
MO Lottery-“Numerology”, Mom, Back Alley Films
Ball & Kerr Jar, Lead, Biscuit 8
Walgreens-“Valentine”, Lead, Cool Fire Media
AmerenUE, Party Crasher, Cool Fire Media
Ralston Foods, Mom, Group 360, Spokesperson, Activated Marketing LLC
MO Baptist Hospital, Nurse-lead, Limbo Films/Rodgers & Townsend
Knology, Spokesperson, Visontracks
Nationwide Automotive, Soccer Mom, Technisonic
St. Clare Hospital, Mom, Arbor Group, Spokesperson, Activated Marketing, LLC
Lutheran Services, Spokesperson, Parabolic Productions
Dove, Nat’l TV Promotion Iowa Representative, MBooth & Associates
PSA Commercial, Lead, CableVision

Live, Print, Voice-Over

Print/Modeling: Kashi, Ball/Kerr Jars, Life Uniform, Leggett & Platt, Communicare, Post-Dispatch, Sears & Macy’s Runway

Voice-Over: St. Louis Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Missouri Lottery, Crown Plaza Hotel, MO Baptist Hospital

Spokesmodeling Clients: Lexus, Nokia, Canon, Motorola, VH1

Hair Modeling: Nick Arrojo, Aqauge, Wella, Framesi – demo and runway


Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts: B.F.A. Musical Theatre – magna cum laude
On Camera: Stone Street Studios (NYU Tisch) – Terri Cole, Linda and David Laundra, Barry Shapiro
Dance: Broadway Dance Center & COCA, Suzuki and Viewpoints: Anna Pileggi, Aerial Training: Kat Day, Laura Stokes


Special Skills

Sing (Soprano with Belt), Aerialist (silks, lyra, trapeze), Dance (theatre, tap, jazz),
Extensive Dialect Training, Stage Combat, Play flute and piccolo, Functional piano and guitar, Licensed Driver

Awards and Honors

Princess Grace Foundation- Grace Le Vine Theater Award, Webster- Woodruff & Alumni Awards