Jenna graduated from Rhode Island College in 2006 with her BA in Musical Theatre. In 2007 she moved to Connecticut for eight years where she worked at Long Wharf Theatre in production, company management, development, and operations; at The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce as a Business Development Executive; managed a yoga studio and was a musical theatre teacher at Achievement First Amistad Elm City High School. Jenna was a counselor at the Rhode Island College Summer Performing Arts Camp for ten years. Jenna gained a leadership certification from Synergy Education in New York City. She has worked in Human Resources in the Healthcare sector and has completed post-college credits in the study of Ethics, Compliance, and best practices in the non-profit industry. Jenna is currently in graduate school at Lesley University for Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy and Drama Therapy and will be graduating in May 2020. She has interned in both Emergency Services and the Community Based Acute Treatment Program settings. Jenna works at Barrington Christian Academy as the Chair of Performing Arts Department, a full-time teacher, and director of the middle school and high school plays, musicals, and showcases. She also enjoys house managing for Rhode Island College and being a performer/producer at Ten31 Productions and for the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council in RI. She is currently directing The Odyssey and Hello, Dolly! at BCA, and an original piece for 8th graders as well as a Christmas play for grades K-5. She has directed and choreographed several shows at Arts Alive! in Barrington, RI, and at Pilgrim High school in Warwick, RI. Jenna enjoys being the Young PlayRIYTs Coordinator for Rhode Island Youth Theatre and a member of RIYT’s strategic planning committee.