the LAC Creative and Managing Director Musical Theater Director
Jennifer recently moved to Texas from Florida. While in Florida, she was the Creative Director of Woodland Fine Arts Academy, which was comprised of over 650 students. She also taught all the Musical Theater Classes and the Select Troupe, which was awarded Outstanding Performance honors at the 2017 Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta. Her Select Troupe got to perform in front of the 6000 attendees at the Cobb Galleria Center. She also served as the Children’s Minister at her church and directed all the Kidz Praize ministries. In Tennessee, she directed the School of Fine Arts, taught at Volunteer Community College, and taught at Hendersonville Christian Academy. She has been directing, teaching, and performing in musical theater for over 25 years. As a performer, her favorite roles include Marian in “The Music Man,” Maria in “The Sound of Music,” Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady,” Violet in “Side Show,” Julie in “Carousel,” and Kathy in “The Last Five Years.” She has performed in the following theaters Dallas Theater Center, Casa Manana, Lyric Stage, Dallas Summer Musicals, Theater Three, Nashville Stages, OKC Lyric Theater, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, TUTS, Music Theater of Kansas City, STAGES, Forrestburgh Theater in New York, and Cohoes Theater in New York. She also has been a guest soloist with the OKC Philharmonic, the Fort Collins Symphony, and the Dallas Symphony.
Jennifer graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee where she received her Bachelors of Music Degree in Vocal Performance. She then went on to receive her Masters of Music Degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Methodist University, At SMU, she was selected and placed in the Concerto Competition with her performance of "Knoxville." She also appeared in many of their operas including The Magic Flute (Queen) and Street Scene (Rose). Jennifer also was chosen to study abroad in Graz, Austria at the AIMS Institute.
Her greatest gifts are her precious daughters and husband. She loves displaying God’s creativity through the arts. She helped assistant direct "Seussical" this past summer at the Actors Conservatory Theatre. Currently, she is the Lower School Vocal Music/Musical Theater Teacher at Liberty Christian School. Her life verse is Proverbs 3: 5-6, “Trust in the the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding but acknowledge Him in all your ways and He will direct your path.”
",,,Those who seek the lord lac no good thing." psalm 34:10