Shannon Duffy

Dance Director

Teen Leadership

OakRun Middle School

Shannon Duffy is the Teen Leadership and Dance Director at OakRun Middle School. She is passionate about students, leadership development, and fine arts.
Mrs. Duffy has been involved with dance and dance education for over 35 years. She has performed civically and professionally, including tours with Ballet Lubbock, the Houston Ballet, and New York-based Regents Dance Theater. She has choreographed performances for the Alamo Bowl Half-Time Show, as well as the America and USA pageant systems. Mrs. Duffy has performed in music videos, commercials, and instructional videos as a choreographer and a dancer. In addition to teaching dance and Teen Leadership at OakRun, she is a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor, as well as an LMT. Shannon is a well-loved coach at OrangeTheory Fitness New Braunfels, and she and her husband enjoy training individuals, corporate clients, and families in all areas of fitness, sports nutrition, stress management, and wellness lifestyles. 
Mrs. Duffy strongly believes in the lifelong value of fitness and the performing arts. She loves to see her students, of all ages, developing body, mind, spirit, and confidence through movement. She has been recognized as OakRun Teacher of the Year, NBISD Secondary Teacher of the Year, and as a Texas Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities. 
She is certified in Dance, PE, Speech Communication, English Language Arts 6-12, Teen Leadership, ESL, and PALs.  In addition to a B.A. in Communication and English, Mrs. Duffy has an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction as well as her Principal Certification. In her spare time, Mrs. Duffy enjoys obstacle course mud running, coaching and training at OrangeTheory Fitness, art, scuba diving and training with her husband, Dallas Cowboys football, MMA, and spending time with friends, family, and pets.

The best way to reach me is via e-mail:


You can also call and leave a detailed message, and I will return your call as soon as possible. Generally, I will see my e-mail before I receive voicemail messages. 


Teen Leadership (room 828) ph: 830.627.6430


Dance/Blaze Studio (room 731) ph. 830.629.8520
However, to leave voicemail please call 830.627.6430


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All Blaze dancers must have the NBISD Random Drug Test Consent Form completed. Click the link below:


All class syllabi are available in iTunesU as electronic documents, in addition to the hard copy which was sent home with students. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions or concerns! 

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