who is she??
A Cincinnati, OH native, Jo Ellen (she/her) recently graduated from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Musical Theatre, a minor in Creative Writing, and a concentration in Michigan accents.* She's also studied Shakespeare at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
In addition to acting, Jo Ellen has also taught theatre workshops with Michigan Performance Outreach Workshops (Ann Arbor, MI) and Khula Aasman Trust (Mumbai, India). She was named a 2017 Summer in South Asia Fellow, where she researched the effects of creative arts therapy workshops in marginalized communities across Mumbai.
Jo Ellen is now a New York City based actor.
*only kind of kidding