Jenny Bennett


Member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).

THIS SEASON: Actor in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] (again)

PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC: Voice & Speech Coach for Julius Caesar, Pride and Prejudice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2024); Director of Measure for Measure (2023); The Comedy of Errors (2022), Twelfth Night (2022), Richard III (2018), Much Ado About Nothing (2017), The Fall of King Henry/Henry VI, Part 3 (2017), King Lear (2016), The Winter’s Tale (2015)

BIO: Jenny is a chicken-fried New Yorker, where her acting credits include Emancipation (Classical Theatre of Harlem); Chasing Happy (Pulse); Coney Island Avenue. Regional acting credits include Greta Ohlsson, Murder on the Orient Express; Mrs. Tancred, Juno and the Paycock; Marta, The Patsy (Delaware R.E.P.) Her directing credits includes The Three Musketeers and Henry V off-Broadway with The Classical Theatre of Harlem. In Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Jenny founded a theatre company and collaborated with international artists for seven years. Taiwan directing includes Macbeth, Dangerous Liaisons/Weixian Guanxi, Romeo & Juliet, Into the Woods, and As You Like It! (a musical she co-wrote). Jenny is on the faculty of AMDA New York. A former SDC/ Kurt Weill Foundation Fellow, Jenny is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, and the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society (SDC), a national theatrical labor union. Jenny is currently in process to complete certification as a Consent Forward Artist from IDC.

AWARDS: AUDELCO nominee for Best Director for The Three Musketeers. Jenny’s production of Much Ado About Nothing at HSRT won the 2022 BroadwayWorld Michigan Award for Best Play

EDUCATION: MFA, University of Delaware. BA, University of Virginia (wahoowa)


INSTAGRAM: @bennyjennett

PRONOUNS: she/her