Carol Mayo Jenkins was in her first play with John Cullum on the Carousel stage when she was seventeen. She went on to train at The Drama Centre in London, England. She has started theatres in London, New York and Los Angeles. She has done six Broadway plays, seven Off-Broadway, and played leading roles in countless regional theatres across the country. She has appeared extensively on television, including five years on the award winning series, Fame. Ms. Jenkins is now an Artist-In-Residence at the University of Tennessee. Previously directed Stop Kiss in 2008 and Five Women Wearing The Same Dress in 2013.