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Jennifer Harder

Jennifer Harder first started acting with the Flint Youth Theatre in Michigan.  She received a BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at Lee Strasberg Institute and with faculty of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland and has worked with companies including chashama, 29th St. Rep, Target Margin, Les Freres Corbusier, and on tour to the Capital, Dublin, and Montréal Fringe Festivals as well as the Ibero-American Theater Festival in Bogotá, Colombia.  Jennifer was a founding member of theater company The Management and received a NY Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role.  When not acting, she can be found playing trumpet with Hungry March Band and Balthrop, Alabama. She has toured and performed with pirate band Skull Buggery, clown band The Maestrosities, gypsy punks Gogol Bordello, and in her vaudeville act Bathtub Jen and the Henchmen.  Jenny has been EmCee of the popular immersive play Speakeasy Dollhouse for 4 years, is a regular actress at The Brick and Horse Trade theaters, and is also the host of radio show Blonde Thunder Presents, available as a podcast on iTunes.

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THEATER:    
I'll Say She Is Featured Chorus/Musician Connelly Theatre
R Culture Ringmaster IRT Theater
The Penny Jive Bathtub Jen American Repertory Theatre
Speakeasy Dollhouse Emcee/Officer Dempsey Cynthia Von Buhler Enterprises
You Blew It! Dianna Valkman Game Play Festival - The Brick
Dainty Cadaver Officer Rose Piper McKenzie Productions- The Brick
Narrator 1 Narrator 1 Iron Jaw/The Lion Theater
MilkMilkLemonade* Linda Astoria Performing Arts Center
NYIT Award: Outstanding Actress
in a featured role  
Song for a Future Generation Shy Horse Trade/The Management
SportSexDeathPorn Housewife WTE Theatre/Montréal Fringe Festival
Y-E-L-L Jess Ensemble Studio Theatre - Youngblood
The Chalk Boy (Los Angeles) Breanna Company of Angels
The Chalk Boy (NYC & Wash. DC) Penny Horse Trade/Capital Fringe Festival
Armor of Wills Norma The Beggars’ Group/Horse Trade
The Cherry Orchard Carlotta Columbia University
Self-Obsession in Blue Zoë Capital Fringe Festival
Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls Wendy The Management
I.E. Gina/Agnes Faux-Real Theatre Company
This Jungle of Cities Lefty Valentime/Malka The UnConvention
Demon Lover Her The Professional Actors’ Collective
Psycho Analysis Lead/Company Member Dublin Fringe Festival
     
TELEVISION:    
NFL: The Rally (commercial) Fan (principal) NFL: Super Bowl XLIX
Million Dollar Listing Speakeasy Host (principal) Bravo
I Just Want My Pants Back Dancer (featured) MTV
Scandal Bicyclist (background) ABC
All Night (Music Video) Dancer (background) Icona Pop
     
TOURS:    
Gogol Bordello Musician/Dancer Gypsy Punks 10 th Anniversary N. America
Hungry March Band Musician/Dancer Ibero-American Theater Festival, Bogotá
     
FILM:    
Half Girlfriend Featured Musician Balaji Motion Pictures
Late Night Local Drunk Girl (Lead)  Inappropriate Films
White Fox Mask The Bitch (Supporting)  gwycky films
Love You Back Erica (Lead)  Independent
Moon Over New York Rachel (Lead)  Independent
Left Hook Bombshell (Supporting) smallmediaxl
Delusions of Grandeur Ann (Lead)  Independent
Sunshine Carrie (Lead)  The Professional Actors’ Collective
20-Anything Bridget (Lead)  ScenePartners Cinema
St. Adnan’s (animation) Ginger St. John (Lead) SVA
Lost Gringa Trisha  (Lead) Pratt Institute
Within the Ivory Tower Sarah (Supporting) YALE
Pause Susan (Supporting) NYU
Not So Far Alice (Lead) New York Film Academy
 
EDUCATION/TRAINING:
NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, BFA Drama with Honors
Acting Damyan Popchristov, Raina Von Waldenburg
Shakespearean Verse Louis Scheeder
Speech Arthur Bartow
Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute
Acting Geoffrey Horne, Robert Castle, Hope Arthur
Voice/Speech/Dialect Jan Douglas, Kristen Samuelson, John Van Wyden
Dance Geoffrey Ferguson, Carlos Fittante, Madeline Reiss
Stonestreet Film & Television
Film & Dramatic Series Chris Lutkin
Sitcom, Soap Opera Angela Pietropinto, David & Linda Laundra
 
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Acting Michael Caven, Michael Murphy, Annie Ryan
Text Garry Hynes, Eammonn Jordan, Michael West
Speech/Dialect/Voice Helena Walsh, Cathal Quinn, Paul Keenan
Private Classes
Acting Fay Simpson
Clowning Joel Jeske
Commercial Terri Cole Juhasz, Colleen Patrick
Voiceover Alice Elliott, Johnna Gottlieb
SPECIAL SKILLS:
Improvisation & Comedy
Accents:  Irish, English, German, Slavic, Midwestern, Southern
Instruments:  Trumpet (pro)
Dance:  Ballet, Tap, Clogging, Modern, Ballroom, Swing