Originally from West Orange, NJ, Adena is now based out of NYC. She grew up training at The Joffrey Ballet School, and was a Dance major at the Somerset County Votech. Adena continued in higher education at Wagner College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance and was a member of their nationally-ranked dance team. Since then, Adena has gone on to perform at sea and on land. She played the role of Rumpleteazer in CATS on the Oasis of the Seas, and has worked at the Tony Award winning Paper Mill Playhouse, in their production of Mary Poppins, choreographed by Tony-nominee Denis Jones. Most recently, she played the role of Val, and understudied Cassie in Denis Jones’ newly choreographed production of A Chorus Line at the Tony Award winning Signature Theatre. Other regional credits include: North Shore Music Theatre (Spamalot); Riverside Theatre (Legally Blonde- Margot, Gypsy); Walnut Street Theatre (Legally Blonde- Margot); Maine State Music Theatre (Grease); The Fulton Theatre (Annie Get Your Gun); and Bucks County Playhouse where she originated the role of Patience in their World Premiere production of The New World. Adena has also been assisting Royal Caribbean with their auditions in NYC for the last few years. Adena is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association.