Jenn Hartmann Luck is a singer, songwriter, arts educator, producer, and an accomplished creator of new musical theatre. Notably, she is composer and co-lyricist of "Gretel! The Musical," co-written with award-winning playwright Suzan Zeder, Jason Tremblay, and cellist Nora Karakousoglou. "Gretel!" had its World Premiere at the Paramount Theatre in 2019 and was published in 2020 by Dramatic Publishing. Also, with Zeder, "The Battlefields of Clara Barton" is currently in development with the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University and was seen on stage at the Stateside Theatre in 2021 with Austin Playhouse. They also share a commission for the "Play At Home" project from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Her newest musical, "Keys," with playwright Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, is being developed at NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences Workshop in the Summer of 2022 and will have its World Premiere at the Magik Theatre in San Antonio.
In 2021 she launched her record label, Lucky Hart Records, with the release of her third solo album: "Raise Your Voices (Songs Celebrating the Kids Who Are Changing the World.)" This album of original material features songs inspired by young people from across the country who are making the world a better place. She was a featured artist at SXSW EDU 2022 and her song “Kids Can Save Animals” is a 2021 semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. Most recently, she served as Director of Partnerships and Programming for Education at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, was on the Board of the International Association for Performing Arts for Youth, and was a Lecturer in the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Texas at Austin.
Jenn’s credits also include two original solo albums, "I Admit" and "Silly urban Girl," her one-woman show "Not A Chorus Girl," which played to audiences in both New York and Los Angeles, and in 2014 she had the honor of singing the National Anthem for President Obama from the Paramount Stage in Austin, Texas.