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Jenna Makkawy is an actress, singer, and dancer based in Chicago, IL. She/they has had extensive training in all three disciplines, having trained in youth ensembles with both American Theater Company (est. 1985- 2018) and Lookingglass Theatre Company (est. 1988), Gus Giordano Dance School, and Northwestern University's School of Music. 

As a recent graduate of Cornell College, some of Jenna's recent roles include; Columbia (Rocky Horror Show), Karen (August: Osage County), Orlando (As You Like It), and Percy (The Spitfire Grill).


Jenna graduated in 2021 with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Studio Art. As the inaugural student of Cornell's BFA Musical Theatre program, she has also learned skills in costuming, directing, devising and arts administration.

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