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Jen Burleigh-Bentz ...What's She All About?

Professional Vocalist/Actress

Degree: BS Theatre Arts University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Age Range: 40-55

Height: 5'8" Weight: 150 Hair: Dk Brown Eyes: Hazel

Owner of a Full-Line Music Store
Willing to travel!

Commercial / Print

FingerHut Series          Negative Nancy     Television/Online Commercia

National Theatre for Children     Host        Industrial Training Video

Great Clips                  Dancing Stylist       Television Commercial-Feature

Rainbow Foods           Dining Woman       Television Commercial

Lifetime Fitness           Any Woman           Online Print

Best Buy                     Customer Service     Online and Industrial Print

Cost Cutters                 Customer                Print

Deluxe Checks             Host                      Industrial Training Film


Special Talents

Professional Vocalist

Great Mover



Average Sax & Trumpet Skills

Lip Trumpet


Downhill Skiing



hablo muy poco español





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Stage Credits:


     Mamma Mia!      Tanya                   Phyllida Lloyd        Winter Garden Theatre

                                           U/S Donna & Rosie w/stage time


National Tours

Cheers Live On Stage                   Miss. Gilder             Matt Lenz              Troika Entertainment

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story    Female Swing         Paul Mills              Ordway Theatre, MN

                                                                      U/S Maria Elena w/Stage Time

Sisters of Swing                             Laverne Andrews      Ron Peluso             History Theatre, MN 

Miracle on 34th Street                 Ensemble                   Casey Stangl           Troupe America, MN

                                                                           U/S Susan Walker

Yesterday Once More: A Musical Tribute to Carpenters                             Brickman Productions


     A New Brain                    Mimi Schwinn          Ben McGovern                Artistry, MN

     Sweeney Todd                  Mrs. Lovett              Melissa Hart                   Duluth Playhouse, Norshor

     Sisters of Swing                 Laverne Andrews       Ron Peluso                      History Theatre, MN

     Music Man                     Maud Dunlop           John Miller-Stephany      Guthrie Theatre, MN

     Dirty Rotten Scoundrels    Muriel                     Kent Knutson                  Old Log Theatre, MN

     Working Boys' Band        Mrs. Winter              Ron Peluso                     History Theatre, MN

     Disenchanted                    Snow White              Mark Bergren                 Ritz Theatre & Illusion Theatre, Mpls

 The Winter’s Tale             Emilia/Jazz Singer     Jonathan Munby            Guthrie Theatre, MN

                                              U/S w/Stage Time

 9 to 5                              Violet Newstead        Trent Boyum                  Minnetonka Theatre

 Christmas of Swing            Laverne Andrews         Ron Peluso                     History Theatre, MN Beyond the  Rainbow     Beyond the Rainbow          Garland & Judy          Ron Peluso                     History Theatre, MN

 Hormel Girls                     Meredith                   Sari Ketter                     History Theatre, MN

 Annie Get Your Gun          Annie Oakley            Kent Knutson                 Minnetonka Civic

 The Sound of Music          Maria                       Trent Boyum                   Minnetonka Civic

 Hello Dolly                      Irene Molloy             Kent Knutson                 Minnetonka Civic

 Into the Woods                 Florinda                   Glenn Casale                    Ordway Theatre, MN

 Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story Ensemble             Paul Mills                     Ordway Theatre, MN

 Bingo                               Patsy                        Glenn Casale                     Ordway Theatre, MN

 Primrose Path                   U/S Lady From St. Petersburg Roger Rees             Guthrie Theatre, MN

 Wild Party (Lippa)            Queenie                    Andrew Rasmussen           Fitzgerald, MN Cardinal Prod.

 Chicago                            Velma                       Rick Anderson                 Roseau Arts Center, MN

 1940’s Radio Hour             Anne Collier               Matt Sciple                     8 Ball, Hennepin Stages      

 Honk!                               Ida                           Billy Kimmel                  Jon Hassler Theatre

 My Way                          Woman One/Alto      Curt Wollan                    Jon Hassler Theatre

 Guys & Dolls                      Adelaide                   Robert Sutherland            Ashland Theatre, MN

 Anything Goes                   Bonnie                       Bill Allen                        Lake Pepin Players

 Fantasticks                        Luisa                         Bill Allen                        Lake Pepin Players

 Legendary Ladies               Musical Review          Perrin Post                      Ordway Theatre, MN


Education       B.S. Comprehensive Theatre Arts from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Acting             Will Denson, Terry Allen, Emile Trimble, Glenn Casale

Voice              Andrew Cooke, Neil Semer, Bob Knight, Beverly Dick, Jean Wold, Dan Newman

Dance             Tony Poll-Sorensen (jazz, tap), Danise McGrath (jazz), Deanna Dehart (tap, hip-hop)

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