Gizel Jimenez is a graduate of New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL receiving a BFA in Musical Theater. She recently starred as Vanessa in the four-time Tony & Grammy award winning Broadway musical “In the Heights” at The Walnut Street Theater. National Tour credits: West Side Story (Rosalia). TV/Film credits: Guest starring role on Law & Order SVU “Presumed Guilty” (Angelica Rodriguez); Leading role in “The Tale of Timmy Two Chins” (Jennifer). Other credits include: “In the Heights” at Westchester Broadway Theater (Vanessa), Broadway workshop “21” (Vera); Commercial with comedian Nick Kroll for Comedy Central and Funny or Die productions.
After Graduation, Gizel was accepted into the American Theater Wings- Springboard NYC, where she had the pleasure of working with legendary greats such as, Seth Rudetsky, Kathleen Marshall, John Ruocco, David Caparelliotis, Susan Minser, Jodi Collins, Dani Super, and Stuart Gelles to name a few. She was also given the opportunity to sing alongside Tony award winning Alex Lacamoire.