Jennifer Lanier received her classical acting training at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and improvisation training from Paul Sills at his Wisconsin farm. She is currently co-artistic director of Original Practice Shakespeare Festival (OPS Fest) in Portland, Oregon.
She has worked at regional theatres including Portland Center Stage, American Stage, and Profile Theatre. Touring theatre credits include Artist’s Repertory Theatre, Lesbian Thesbians, and United Stage.
Film/TV credits include Leverage; Hawaii; Grimm; Water Man; Thin Skin; and Scrapper.
Jennifer lives with her wife, two sons, a costume-loving dachshund, a cantankerous cat, a tornado of a kitten, and an anorexic tortoise.