Jennifer Ledesma is a Mexican American performer currently based in Chicago. She grew up in Orange County, California where she began her performing arts training as a kid with dance, voice, acting, and guitar lessons. After being exposed to the vibrant theatre community in Chicago that has opportunities to all types of performers, she decided to pursue her Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre at Columbia College Chicago.
Her favorite Chicago credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Music Theatre Works), Bright Star (Boho Theatre), Grand Hotel (Kokandy Productions), BITE: A Pucking Queer Cabaret (Pride Films and Plays), Simply Maria or the American Dream (Haven Chicago), and Little Miss Sunshine (Chicago Theatre Workshop), along with understudying at Raven Theatre, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, and Refuge Theatre Project. She was recently featured in New Faces Sing Broadway 1956 at Porchlight Music Theatre, and is in the middle of rehearsals for the Chicago premiere of If/Then at Brown Paper Box Co. She is proudly represented by Big Mouth Talent.
Jennifer has fallen in love with this city and looks forward to future adventures within the Chicago theatre community.
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