Jennie is a two time Jessie Award nominee, having been nominated for her turn as the Sour Kangaroo with Carousel Theatre's Seussical the Musical as well as Significant Artistic Achievement for And World Goes 'Round.
Hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, music surrounded her at a very young age. Her family was privileged to many a living-room concert and reenactment of classic musicals. She is proud to be a member of the inaugural class of Capilano University's Musical Theatre Program, graduating with Honours. While in school, she appeared on the television show Making It Big as a dancer.
Jennie made her professional debut as the back end of a dancing cow and a Hollywood Blonde in the Arts Club’s production of Gypsy. That year she received the Ovation Award for “Outstanding Female Gypsy” and the Grace Macdonald Award for Most Promising Dancer. More recently she's been showing off her range starring as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray(Ovation Nomination), Natalie Goodman in Next to Normal and Eponine in Les Miserables(Ovation Nomination).
After a Canada wide search, Jennie was cast as The Fox in the World Premiere of The Little Prince with Theatre Calgary. She reprised her role for a two night concert event starring Hugh Grant as the Narrator with the Abu Dhabi Arts Festival.
She has not only performed in, but also co-produced the critically acclaimed productions of And The World Goes ‘Round, Songs For a New World and The Marvelous Wonderettes.
Most recently, Jennie received her Masters in Musical Theatre Performance, graduating with Distinction from the world renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, UK. She had the opportunity to work with many of the West End’s top directors including Daniel Bowling, Sam Yates and Bruce Guthrie, as well as partaking in masterclasses with performers such as Paddi Lupone and Imelda Staunton.
She is a proud member of Canadian Actor's Equity.