Shanks has appeared at the Colony in The
Laramie Project (2002 Ovation Awards for best show, ensemble, and direction).
Other Colony Roles: Lusia Pechenik in A
Shayna Maidel (Robby Award nomination), Sarah Chandler in The
Living (L.A. premiere), and Susaneh Winter in The
Falcon Theatre: Dot in Johnny Boy (u/s, performed).
Regional credits include Leonide in The Triumph of Love (Florida Studio
Theatre), Carolyne in Fakes (Sarasota New Play Festival), Isabella in
Measure for Measure, Roxane in Cyrano de Bergerac, Lady Macbeth in
Macbeth, and Maria in Twelfth Night (all at the North Carolina Shakespeare
New York credits include Elise in The Miser (Lincoln Center), Inez in
Coal Diamond (Ensemble Studio Theatre), and The Woman in Dario Fo and
Franca Rame's Waking Up (Manhattan Rep).
Television credits include guest starring roles on The Practice, Strong
Medicine, and the miniseries Lucky Luke; and appearances on Crossing
Jordan, Friends, and Without a Trace.
Film credits include Peter Rabbit and the Crucifix (Sundance Festival
2001, short film award winner).
Submitted on April 25, 2005