Shannon Flaherty is a performer, arts administrator, and educator originally from New Hampshire. She is co-Artistic Director of Goat in the Road, and is the project director, as well as a teaching artist, for GRP's young playwrights' program, Play/Write. Shannon has been in many GRP productions including Major Swelling's Salvation Salve Medicine Show, The Don Effect, and The Future is a Fancyland Place, and is a co-writer for This Sweaty City. Shannon has also appeared on stage with Skin Horse Theater, Cripple Creek Theatre Co., and Dillard University. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006 and has been living in New Orleans since 2008.