Jenn Colella has been a familiar face in the New York theatre scene since coming here to star as Sissy in Broadway's Urban Cowboy, for which she recieved an Outer Critic's Circle Award Nomination. Since then she has appeared in Broadway's High Fidelity, starred in the world premiere of The Times They Are A-Changin' at the Old Globe Theatre, and recently performed in Beautiful Girls, a musical tribute honoring Stephen Sondheim at the World Festival of Theatre in Colorado Springs. Written by Lonny Price specifically for the actresses, Beautiful Girls also starred Marin Mazzie, Donna McKechnie, Zoe Caldwell, and Pattie Lupone. Mr. Sondheim loved the piece and has already set in motion plans to do a national tour. Off-Broadway credits include Lucky Guy (The Little Schubert Theatre), Don't Quit Your Night Job (Ha! Comedy Club), Slut (The Actor's Theatre), and The Great American Trailer Park Musical (NYMF). Most recently, Jenn appeard as Hedda Hopper in the Broadway bound Becoming Chaplin.
On television, Jenn has appeared on the Oxygen Network as the Co-host of "Can You Tell?", ABC's "The Cashmere Mafia", FX's "Rescue Me", CBS's "The Good Wife", and, most recently, PBS's Tribute to Stephen Sondheim with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. Film credits include Lay It Down for Good (lead) and Uncertainty (playing opposite Manoel Felciano, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lynn Collins).
Before journeying to NYC in 2003, Jenn was a stand-up comedienne at the world famous Laugh Factory and at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
Jenn proudly holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of California, Irvine.