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Actor - Teacher - Director

Jenny Odle Madden

Jenny Madden, co-founder and Executive Advisor of Voices of the South, is a graduate from the University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance with a BFA in Theatre Performance. She also serves as the Director of Drama for St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Memphis, TN. As a professional actress, Madden has appeared on stages across the United States. Her favorite roles are Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Emilia in Othello, William Faulkner in Twenty Will Not Come Again and Mo in Parallel Lives. Other Voices of the South tours include The Ugly Duckling at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California, and Place of Enchantment at the Murie Center in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, she performed with Voices of the South in Voices of the South, Beginnings, and Sister Myotis: Southern Fried & Sanctified. New York credits include a month-long engagement of Sister Myotis’s Bible Camp at the Abingdon Theatre and a two week engagement at Theatre Row with Mississippi Stories.