Peta Shannon has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama and holds an Associate Diploma in Speech and Drama Teaching. She has taught every age group for over 20 years at Mercedes College, Scotch College, Actors Ink, Unley High School and Clapham Primary School. She is also an examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board and an adjudicator. As an adjudicator, she has adjudicated for Speech and Drama Eisteddfods in the Gold Coast, Mt Gambier, Orange and Balaklava.
Peta is a member of Screen Producers Association (SPA) and Media and Entertainment Arts Alliance (MEAA). Peta has been a Producer, Writer, Actor, Dancer and Singer for over 20 years. Peta has produced a Children’s TV Pilot – The Majestic Garden and numerous corporate videos for various clients such as SCL Schumann, Grandeur Wellington, Pura Tap, Barkuma, Oknalux, Allstate Pest Control, The National Agriculture and Related Industries Day and many more.
Her stage credits for major roles in various companies include; Salome in Salome, Nora in A Doll’s House, Wuthering Heights, Peggy – 42nd Street, Strangers on a Train, Play it Again Sam, Hope – Anything Goes, Amelia – Vanity Fair, All About My Mother, Elizabeth Bennett – Pride and Prejudice, Liz – Chicago and Solange in The Maids. Her screen credits include: Selling Gold, Here to Heaven, To Be King, No More Like My Father, Lullaby, 2:37, The Lady, The Majestic Garden, The Babadook, The Missing Years, August Watershed, I am What I am, Danger 5, Doomsdays, Raising the Bar, Dark Blue and Unknown Man.