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Jennifer Paz Bio

Jennifer Paz is an award winning stage actor with Broadway, regional, national and international tour credits. For her theatre work, Jennifer has received multi-award nominations and wins including a 2008 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Lead Actress, is a three-time LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominee, a Carbonnell Award Winner (Florida), a Helen Hayes Award Nominee (Washington D.C.) a San Diego Critics Circle nominee and a 2011 IRNE (Independent Reviewers of New England) Nominee for best lead actress.

Jennifer made her professional debut in the 1st National Miss Saigon US Tour.

Jennifer has also appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables (joined the 10th Anniversary cast) and made her international stage debut in The Fantasticks (Luisa) with Singapore Repertory Theatre. 

Jennifer is a soloist with Do You Hear the People Sing Concert Tour celebrating the music of Les Miz and Miss Saigon creators Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg.

Her other Los Angeles stage credits include David Henry Hwang's newly adapted Flower Drum Song (pre-Broadway Mark Taper Forum and NYC workshop) where she took over the role of Mei-Li for the production's celebrated 5-week extension.

Jennifer received a consecutive 2009 LA Ovation Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her work in The Last Five Years (Cathy). Jennifer also reprised Cathy for a Special Benefit Performance for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown at the piano, and in 2003 appeared in the LA Premiere of Songs for A New World, for which she also served as co-producer with Ted Benito. The celebrated extended production, directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera recieved numerous Ovation nominations including best musical for a small theatre.

Jennifer's film and TV credits include "Can't Hardly Wait," "Touched by An Angel," and is the voice of Lapis Lazuli on Cartoon Network's Primetime Emmy nominated series Steven Universe for which she recieved the 2014 BTVA Award for Best Guest Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series Comedy/Musical

Jennifer splits her time between Seattle and Los Angeles and is engaged to singer/songwriter/actor Anthony Fedorov (American Idol finalist, RENT off-Broadway) and recently welcomed their first child

Together the real-life couple form the duo Auraganix and recently released their duo debut Children's Album Every Little Thing (Sept. 15) co-produced by fellow Idol Alum and finalist Bo Bice, with songs co-written by Grammy Award Winning songwriter Bill Grainer, songwriter/producer Jeff Vincent, with music arrangements by Matt Garwood

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