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Jena VanElslander

 
Birth Place:
Ontario, Canada
Bio:
An Ontario, Canada Native, Jena is honored to make her BROADWAY DEBUT with this incredible company. World Premieres: Escape To Margaritaville, The Little Prince, HeatWave The Jack Cole Project. Regional: A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages, Zelda: An American Love Story, Footloose, CATS. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Ontario, Canada

Bio:
An Ontario, Canada Native, Jena is honored to make her BROADWAY DEBUT with this incredible company. World Premieres: Escape To Margaritaville, The Little Prince, HeatWave The Jack Cole Project. Regional: A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages, Zelda: An American Love Story, Footloose, CATS. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
North American Tour, 2022
Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer (Swing)

Photos

Heidi Blickenstaff, Allison Sheppard and Jena VanElslander Photo

Heidi Blickenstaff, Allison Sheppard and Jena VanElslander

From: 
Date:
09/29/2022
Henry Byalikov and Jena VanElslander.  Photo Credit: Evan Zimmerman Photo

Henry Byalikov and Jena VanElslander. Photo Credit: Evan Zimmerman

From: 
Date:
06/19/2018
Russell Mernagh, Cherry Torres Photo

Russell Mernagh, Cherry Torres

From: 
Date:
08/16/2017
Adam Perry, Jena Vanelslander Photo

Adam Perry, Jena Vanelslander

From: 
Date:
06/03/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
North American Tour, 2022
Ensemble

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2020
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer (Swing)

Jena VanElslander Biography

An Ontario, Canada Native, Jena is honored to make her BROADWAY DEBUT with this incredible company. World Premieres: Escape To Margaritaville, The Little Prince, HeatWave The Jack Cole Project. Regional: A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages, Zelda: An American Love Story, Footloose, CATS.




Jena VanElslander News

Photos: First Look at Heidi Blickenstaff, Jade McLeod, Dillon Klena & More in JAGGED  Photo Photos: First Look at Heidi Blickenstaff, Jade McLeod, Dillon Klena & More in JAGGED LITTLE PILL National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

The National Tour of Jagged Little Pill is making its way across the country. Heidi Blickenstaff is reprising her role from the Broadway production as Mary Jane Healy, and is joined by Lauren Chanel as Frankie Healy, Chris Hoch as Steve Healy and Dillon Klena as Nick Healy. Get a first look at photos here!

JAGGED LITTLE PILL is Now on Sale at DPAC Photo JAGGED LITTLE PILL is Now on Sale at DPAC
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

Inspired by the seminal rock album of the same name by seven-time Grammy Award winner Alanis Morissette (she/her), JAGGED LITTLE PILL will premiere at DPAC February 28 ‚Äď March 5, as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC.¬†

Review Roundup: JAGGED LITTLE PILL on Tour; Read All of the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: JAGGED LITTLE PILL on Tour; Read All of the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 21, 2022

The National Tour of Jagged Little Pill is now underway! The tour opened in Las Vegas on September 6. Read all of the reviews for Jagged Little Pill on tour.

Review: JAGGED LITTLE PILL at Pantages Theatre Is Outstanding Photo Review: JAGGED LITTLE PILL at Pantages Theatre Is Outstanding
by Evan Henerson - Sep 19, 2022

As these projects go, the Alanis Morissette-scored JAGGED LITTLE PILL may not have entirely broken the mold of jukebox musicals, but it has sure put a dagger-sized gash in it and made it bleed.

Tickets For JAGGED LITTLE PILL in Baltimore on Sale Today Photo Tickets For JAGGED LITTLE PILL in Baltimore on Sale Today
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center announced that individual tickets for the Baltimore premiere of JAGGED LITTLE PILL go on sale Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m. EST.

Dillon Klena, Lauren Chanel, Jade McLeod, Chris Hoch & More Join JAGGED LITTLE PILL T Photo Dillon Klena, Lauren Chanel, Jade McLeod, Chris Hoch & More Join JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW Staff - Aug 2, 2022

Full casting has been announced for the national tour of Jagged Little Pill which will have its premiere September 6th in Las Vegas at Reynolds Hall. The full cast includes Heidi Blickenstaff (Mary Jane Healy), Lauren Chanel (Frankie), Chris Hoch (Steve), Dillon Klena (Nick), Jade Mcleod (Jo), Allison Sheppard (Bella), Rishi Golani (Phoenix), and more.

Josh Drake & More to Lead THE TRUE AND UNQUESTIONABLE ACCOUNT OF DR. JOSEPH SNODGRASS Photo Josh Drake & More to Lead THE TRUE AND UNQUESTIONABLE ACCOUNT OF DR. JOSEPH SNODGRASS Industry Showcase
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The True and Unquestionable Account of Dr. Joseph Snodgrass by Ashley Marinelli is set to premiere as an industry showcase at The Players Club on Gramercy Park May 12th and 13th.

LOVE & OTHER STORIES: AN ORIGINAL DANCE NARRATIVE Photo LOVE & OTHER STORIES: AN ORIGINAL DANCE NARRATIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

Love & Other Stories is an original dance narrative premiering on Sunday, September 26th at Snug Harbor Cultural Center (Staten Island). Directed, choreographed, and conceived by Ariana Andretta, the show follows four young women and their separate journeys in their quest to define love.

Arts For Alz Presents Third Annual Benefit Showcase MEMORIES: THE MOMENTS THAT MAKE U Photo Arts For Alz Presents Third Annual Benefit Showcase MEMORIES: THE MOMENTS THAT MAKE US
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021

Arts For Alz has curated a top-notch virtual performance showcase to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter. Their Third Annual Benefit Showcase, titled ‚ÄúMemories: The Moments That Make Us,‚ÄĚ will stream live at 8pm EST on Friday, February 26th and February 27th. The same show program will be presented both nights.

Broadway Performers Create Times Square Project, Bringing Dance, Energy and Creativit Photo Broadway Performers Create Times Square Project, Bringing Dance, Energy and Creativity to Times Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020

ABC7 has reported on a group of Broadway performers who have safely come together to bring movement and uplifting energy back to Times Square. The Times Square Project was created by Jena VanElslander, whose Broadway credits include King Kong and more.

Jena VanElslander Videos

VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

King Kong has just dropped an all new TV spot! The commercial features footage from the show, including, of course, the iconic puppet.

VIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade! VideoVIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

Roar! Watch King Kong perform on this morning's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with THE AWAKENING OF ANGEL DELUNA at NYMF
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2013

THE AWAKENING OF ANGEL DELUNA, an official selection of the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival, is an original new musical set against the backdrop of a Depression era family circus. Presented at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan! Click below for a sneak peek at the show in rehearsal!


Jena VanElslander Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jena VanElslander been in?
Jena VanElslander has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jena VanElslander been in?
Jena VanElslander has not appeared in the West End