Jennifer Glasse is an actor and teaching artist from the West Side of Chicago. She is an Ensemble Member at The Gift Theatre where her credits include Wolf Play, Doubt: A Parable, Hang Man, and A Life Extra Ordinary. Some of her favorite Chicago credits include Oedipus Rex (Court Theatre), Breath, Boom (Eclipse Theatre), The Mutilated (A Red Orchid Theatre), Love and Information (Remy Bumppo Theatre), and Saturday Night/Sunday Morning (Steppenwolf Garage). Television credits include Chicago Fire, The Chi, and Somebody, Somewhere.
Jennifer earned her degree in musical theater from North Central College. She is also a graduate of The Conservatory at Act One Studios and The School at Steppenwolf. She is proudly represented by Shirley Hamilton Talent. A seasoned teaching artist, she recently became Education Director of giftED, The Gift’s two-year acting sequence for local high school students. She has also taught at Acting Studio Chicago, Provision Theatre, Hope Theatre, Chicago Lights, and Court Theatre. Her pride and joy of teaching was her 8-year residency at Harper High School in Englewood.