Who Is Jeanell Allen?
Find out more this multi-faceted actress, singer, and writer!
Jeanell Allen is a New York-based performer. She is originally from Altamonte Springs, Florida, a suburb of Orlando, Florida. She moved to New York City to attend New York University. She graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
While in New York, she trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and Stonestreet Film & TV Studios. She performed in various productions at NYU including Sweat by Zora Neale Hurston (Playwrights Horizons), Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas (Adler) and more. Also she created and produced the benefit concert, Tisch Twisted, where Broadway songs were gender-swapped to bring a new meaning to the performance in 2009. In two years, the show raised over $2000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
In 2011, Jeanell made the life-changing decision and moved to Accra, Ghana (West Africa) for five months, where she learned West African drumming, music and documentary filmmaking. It made her look at the world from a different perspective and truly appreciate what the world has to offer. She hopes to return to Accra in the near future plus to achieve more world traveling.
Jeanell hopes to be a bicoastal actress, working in NYC and Los Angeles, California. She aspires to do amazing things in her life and she looks forward for you to see her on the big screen and the stage soon!