Jennifer has been a Company Member of Penumbra Theatre since 1984. She has performed in numerous of musical productions, such “Black Nativity”, “Mahalia”, “Ain’t Misbehavin”, “Bubblin’ Brown Sugar”, “Selma”, “Tambourines To Glory”, “A Soldiers Play” and “Purlie”.
Whitlock is former 36 year member of Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness. She has performed in and directed multiple productions of the “Night before Christmas a Musical Fantasy”. In addition to being an ensemble member, she has also serviced in the capacity of Officer and Road Manager, coordinating and overseeing the logistics of the group as they traveled nationally and internationally.
“I’m super-excited about Penumbra’s next life cycle that will combine the theatre and a learning center–a place that allows for questioning, reflecting and understanding.”
—Phyllis Goff, Supporter