"A true embodiment of the spirit of the American Musical Theatre genre.
Brooks is an inspiration and a reminder of "why we (theater folk) do what we do!”
Jen can undeniably be described as the spirit of Musical Theatre embodied. Anyone who has had the pleasure of working with her knows that when she is on stage or in the rehearsal room, she lights up and inspires everyone around her, leaving a trail of laughter and inspiration in her wake.
A native to the San Francisco Bay Area and a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatics Academy in New York City, Jen has graced stages across the world, from a basement black box in Brooklyn to Germany’s opulent Deutsches Theater in Munich.
During her New York City career, Jen toured both internationally and regionally with shows such as A Chorus Line (9 companies) and CATS.
Other stage credits: Mamma Mia! (Donna) International/Guam Company, The Drowsy Chaperone (Chaperone) The Western Stage, Singin’ in The Rain (Lina Lamont) Broadway By The Bay, Nice Work If You Can Get It (Billie) The Western Stage. Broadway Bares SF (Performer & Choreographer), Shout! The Mod Musical (Red Girl) Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, In Her Shoes (Rose opposite Sandy Duncan/NYC Workshop), A Chorus Line (International Tour, East Coast Tour and 7 Regional Companies (Cassie, Val, Maggie), CATS (Rumpleteaser)...MORE
Jen’s choreography credits include The Wizard of OZ, Little Shop of Horrors, Broadway Bares, Vanities the Musical, Mamma Mia, Liberty and Carlton (web series), A Chorus Line, and developing choreography for Dance Fitness companies.
Jen holds a special place in her heart for educating young aspiring actors and has taught musical theater and dance workshops from the East Coast to the South Pacific for companies such as Skip Entertainment, Gifted and Talented Education Programs, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and NY Broadway Youth Workshops.