A Cincinnati, OH native, Jo Ellen (she/her) is best known for her performance as Emma Nolan in Netflix's THE PROM, directed by Ryan Murphy.


She's a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BFA in musical theatre and a minor in creative writing. She has also studied Shakespeare and classical acting at the London Academy of Dramatic Arts. 

Jo Ellen lives in New York City :)


who is she??

Photo by Stefan Ruiz for Vogue, 2020