She has her own music videos. She's starred in an off-Broadway show. She opened for "We the Kings" at Tanger. She's been working on a TV pilot.
Oh and she's a seventh grader at on the high honor roll. Her name is Jenna Rose Swerdlow. If you haven't heard her name yet, you may soon.
Jenna began performing when she was 2 years old. Her mom, Debbie, said Jenna had seen Shirley Temple on TV and then started tap dancing around the house. She loves to dance, but she loves singing and acting even more.
She started out with community theater and then moved on to regional productions and even Off-Broadway. So far she has performed in more than 18 plays, including starring as Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker” as well as the title role in the new Off-Broadway play, “The Odella Williams Show.”
She started voice lessons at age 8 and has gone on to win many awards including a proclamation from the Town of Huntington for her achievements in the arts. She was a finalist in “Got Talent?”, Long Island’s largest talent competition as well as the NY Knicks Kids Talent Search, which gave her the opportunity to perform at half-time at Madison Square Garden in front of an audience of 19,000 people.
This Sunday she will be at the grand opening of , 707 Old Country Road, in the Pathmark shopping center, to sing songs, sign autographs and give away CDs.