Shannon Gaines is co-founder, choreographer and co-artistic director of the Vau de Vire Society since its beginnings in 1999. In the Bay Area, she has helped to create all of Vau de Vire’s productions including New Bohemia, The Soiled Dove, Edwardian Ball, REVIVE and Lagunitas Beer Circus to name a few. She also performs, dances and coaches. Her specialty move is spinning a sword with her feet.