Josefina Scaglione

Josefina Scaglione originated the role of Jenna Hunterson – Gina – in the first official Spanish-language production of Waitress the Musical in Buenos Aires.

Josefina was raised in Rosario, Santa Fe and received a scholarship to attend a summer arts program at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, she moved to Buenos Aires and began working as a musical theatre actress.

In 2009, she starred as Maria in the Broadway revival of West Side Story, for which she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Selected Previous Credits


  • West Side Story

Buenos Aires

  • Hairspray
  • Cinderella
NameJosefina Scaglione
Born5 September 1987
FromChubut, Argentina
RoleJenna Hunterson Buenos Aires