Jhenai has been blessed to be working with OPFT since 2006 as an actor. She has been seen as Osric in Hamlet, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Lady Anne in Richard III, Raina in Arms and the Man, Chrissie in Dancing at Lughnasa, Margaret in Much Ado About Nothing, Christine in Murder by the Book and Madge in Picnic (Oak Park Theatre Festival, IL).
Other credits around town: Saint Joan, Man & Superman, Pygmalion, The Widowers’ Houses, The Millionairess, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Arms and the Man (ShawChicago), Jane Eyre, The Moonstone (Lifeline Theatre), The Mystery of Edgar Allen Poe (First Folio Shakespeare Company, IL), The Women, The Philadelphia Story (Circle Theatre), Ravenscroft (Triton Theatre), The Crucible ( North Region Theatre, IL), Necessary Targets (St. Sebastian Players, IL), Pains of Youth (Tooth and Nail Theatre, UT), The Stonewater Rapture (Embla Theatre Company, UT), Cyrano de Bergerac, The Real Thing, Brighton Beach Memoirs, and Evita (Pioneer Theatre Company, UT). Jhenai holds a B.F.A. from the University of Utah’s Actor Training Program.
When not on stage, Jhenai manages an art gallery, runs her own mixed media art business and is a website designer for Renegadwebsites. Jhenai’s theatre inspired artwork can currently be found in the lobby of the Lifeline Theater & Andersonville Galleria and on her website at JhenaiMootz.com.