A Nashville, TN native, Xan Waddell Jeffery is currently an Adjunct Professor of Musical Theatre Voice at Northern Kentucky University. She earned her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music(CCM) at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Jeffery music directs shows throughout the tri-state area, including the Carnegie, the Covedale, Anderson, McNicholas and Milford High Schools and Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts. She sings with the Cincinnati Fusion Ensemble and the Cincinnati Choral Society. In addition to teaching at NKU, Professor Jeffery teaches private voice at the Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts and is also an adjunct professor at Xavier University. She is also a soloist at the Indian Hill Church and is a member of National Association of Teachers of Singing and Sigma Alpha Iota. In 2007, Professor Jeffery became eligible for membership in the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).