Stage and screen performer Phoebe Strole grew up in a Fort Worth, TX-area theatrical family as the granddaughter of an opera diva and the founder of the prestigious Casa Mañana theater. Strole gravitated magnetically to theatrical performance as a youngster, first with key roles in productions at Casa Mañana and then in summer stock, and later attended New York University's undergraduate program as a theater major, where she earned her B.A. and appeared in such collegiate productions as Myths and Fables and Weiners and Boobs. From NYU, it was only a short leap to Broadway stardom, and after reportedly auditioning for numerous productions, Strole debuted with an electrifying role as a sexually frustrated adolescent in the period rock musical Spring Awakening, the 2007 Tony Award winner for Best Musical. In terms of big- and small-screen work, Strole played Jennifer in the second and third seasons of the blockbuster F/X series Rescue Me, and then signed for the role of Epiphany Sellers in director Andrew Fleming's musical farce Hamlet 2. Her résumé also includes guest appearances on the series programs Stella and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.