Jennie Ford

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Jennie has spent the last 16 years performing on Broadway. Her credits include The Music Man, Hairspray, Sweet Smell of Success, All Shook Up, Dance of the Vampires, Evita, Ragtime, Urban Cowboy, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, Leap of Faith and An American in Paris. She sang on five Broadway albums and performed at the Tony Awards four times. She’s been a dance captain for top Broadway choreographers, such as Graciela Daniele, Susan Stroman, Rob Ashford and Sergio Trujillo. She was the assistant choreographer for Dance of the Vampires and Leap of Faith. Jennie is the recipient of the coveted “Gypsy Robe” and was invited to be part of CBS’s “Gypsy Project” alongside Chita Rivera and other Broadway Gypsies. She is the author of the book series “Be The Best on Broadway” where each book focuses on a specific job title on Broadway, such as dance captain or swing. She has mentored countless performers and has been hired as a coach to the stars, such as Nick Jonas, Darren Criss, Beau Bridges, George Wendt, Jerry Mathers, Ricky Martin, Robert Sean Leonard, and Eric McCormack. She served on the Board of Actors’ Equity Association for 12 years and is well versed in the workings of the union and the business of musical theatre. Her film and TV credits include The Sound of Music Live, Grease: You’re The One That I Want, CSI: Miami, Walk Hard, Blues Brothers 2000, and Shadow Puppets.

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