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Gloria Jensen

Gloria Jensen Gloria has recently returned to theatre after a 17-year hiatus. While earning her college degree in Speech & Theatre, she received an Irene Ryan scholarship nomination for her performance as Grandma Lester in Tobacco Road. She was active in Omaha community theatre in the 1980´s, earning TAG awards for her performances. Some of the memorable roles she played include Adelaide (Guys & Dolls), Billie Dawn (Born Yesterday) and Philia (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) at the Chanticleer. She also performed at the Center Stage in several productions including Godspell and Sophisticated Ladies and was in the cast of the 1982 Orpheum Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar. She "retired" in 1988 to spend more time with her husband Jeff and their two children, who are now 17 and 21 years old. She returned to the theatre last summer, appearing at the Grande Olde Players in George, Cole and the Duke and A USO Christmas. Gloria has been employed with Lozier Corporation in Human Resources for 20 years. In her spare time she sings with the St. Pius X choir and serves on the boards of the Grande Olde Players and the Urban League of Nebraska.