Michelle Jennings has been called “a commanding and attractive presence on stage with an expressive voice of great beauty and power.” Last season, Michelle performed the role of Kathy in the staged reading of My Father ʼ s Play, in New York City, she originated the role of Thjodhild in the film Freydis and Gudrid, a Viking Opera, which completed filming in January 2021. In December 2020, she performed in a virtual jazz Christmas concert with Steve Sacks, which live streamed in Tokyo, Japan, and she sang for the Marie Antoinette inspired fashion film of Nigerian designer Tia Adeola. Favorite lead roles in opera and musical theater performances include SweeneyTodd, The Music Man, La Cenerentola, Die Fledermaus, La Boheme, and South Pacific, across the US. Enjoying a variety of genres of work on recordings, Michelle has performed and recorded concerts of jazz, oratorio, musical revues, gospel and pop for television shows, commercials, studio recordings, and movie underscoring, heard in the US, Great Britain, Japan and Italy. Previously a school music teacher for nine years, Michelle stays connected with local children by raising money for New York City Public Schools music programs and teaching music classes to underserved children in Manhattan and the South Bronx. Michelle lives in Manhattan with her husband, pianist-composer Tom Jennings and their two kids.
Body Type: Average
Weight: 128.00 lbs