Suzanne Farrel Ballet
Shannon Parsley began her ballet training at the age of 6. She studied for several years in the Fort Worth School of Ballet under the direction of Paul Mejia and Victoria Fedine. At the age of 16, she joined the Fort Worth Dallas Ballet and performed principal and soloist roles including ballets by choreographer George Balanchine and Paul Mejia. At the invitation of Suzanne Farrell, Ms. Parsley appeared as a guest artist at the Kennedy Center in Suzanne Farrell Stages Balanchine.