Jen Benkert (they/them) is a theatre actor, director, and small business owner in Kansas City. They graduated with their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Stephens College. Jen has appeared on stage at The Coterie, Fishtank Theatre, The Black Box, Late Night Theatre, Okoboji Summer Theatre, and City Theatre of Independence. They were also the assistant director for The Coterie Theatre’s Project Pride for 6 years. Jen is excited to empower youth with theatre just as they were at 14 when they took their first Coterie class!