Shanna Fragen

Contemporary/Modern Instructor


Shanna originally from Chicago, IL and earned her BFA in Dance from Columbia College Chicago. She has performed with BLiPSWiTCH in Austin, TX and has been involved in many festivals and performances as both a dancer and choreographer. Shanna’s choreography has been recognized and awarded in both competitive and professional communities. Most recently, she taught and led the ballet and modern programs at The Dance Spot in Round Rock, Texas. She has lived, trained, and worked in Chicago, Austin, and New York City and has attended many intensives, including two summers in Tel Aviv at the Gaga/Dancers summer course with Batsheva Dance Company. Shanna is thrilled to join the Dance Institute family, and looks forward to cultivating and sharing a magical space with inspiring young dancers. 

"I love this place!!! Dance Institute provides my son a second home where the instructors have shown a real interest in developing his skills and nurturing his love of dance. Professional staff, polite kids and great parents too!!!!" - Esther S.

"The best studio in Austin if you want to become an amazing dancer! Top notch instructors, facility, and opportunity to train with some of the world's top talent brought in from all over the world!"         - Casie S.

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Front Desk Hours:

Monday  1:00-6:00

Tuesday 1:00-6:00

Wednesday 1:00-6:00

Thursday 1:00-6:00

Friday 12:00-4:00

Saturday CLOSED


"I'm really proud of all she's done at DI.  It's really helped her become a more confident and skilled dancer.  I was really amazed by all the kids at the show.  All their hard work really showed.  You all do amazing things with the kids and it's really appreciated." - Sue B.

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Austin, TX 78730


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