"Everything a performance artist should be: subversive, personal, stimulating, a little scary and simply amazing.." - Chicago Tribune
Jenny Magnus is a Chicago-based performer, writer, director, producer and teacher.
Founding member of the Maestro Subgum and the Whole, Magnus' voice is front and center on Songs From Shows.
Magnus has contributed to cultural life in Chicago for 13 years as a founding member of The Curious Theatre Branch, The Lunar Cabaret and the Curious School. Magnus produces her original work, produces and contributes to the annual Rhino Theater Festival, and tours her work internationally. She has performed recently at the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Chicago Cultural Center and in Jeff Ryner's American Parade at the Lunar Cabaret.