Shannon Parks has been a professional director, actress and teacher in the theater for her entire career. She has worked at The Shakespeare Theater Company, Studio Theater, Everyman Theater, Olney Theater Center, Rep Stage, and The Maryland Shakespeare Festival, among others, and was on the acting faculty at Catholic University. At Clear Space, she performed in How I Learned to Drive and Plaza Suite, and directed Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Shannon narrates audiobooks under the name “Marguerite Gavin”. She holds a B.A. in Theater from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an M.F.A. in Acting from Catholic University.