Shayna Rose

Shayna Rose (born Shayna Rose Mordue; November 3, 1983)[citation needed] is an American actress and singer.

Shayna Rose
Shayna Rose Mordue

(1983-11-03) November 3, 1983 (age 36)
Years active2004–present

Early lifeEdit

Rose moved to Los Angeles in 2002 after declining a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music in Boston. She went between acting, singing, songwriting, auditions, and two jobs.


Rose started performing and singing professionally when she was eight years old and appeared in a variety of regional musicals, including "Into the Woods" starring as Little Red Riding Hood at the Denver Civic Theater / Feast of Fools Theatre. She was nominated for best supporting actress by the Denver Drama Critics Circle[1] for her role as Mary Tilford in "The Children's Hour".[2] In this time period she also appeared in a number of national commercials.

Rose started to land parts in such series as Gilmore Girls, Ugly Betty and Commander in Chief. Her musical showcases and songwriting also began attracting more interest. On July 4, 2006 Rose joined the cast of Days of Our Lives in a contract role of Stephanie Johnson,[3] daughter of super-couple Steve Johnson and Kayla Brady. In late November 2006, Rose was let go from Days after five months. Her last episode aired on January 18.

In 2009, Rose joined Nick Jr.'s band, The JumpArounds, as Marina the drummer. The JumpArounds was renamed The Fresh Beat Band.[4]

In mid June–July 2011, Nickelodeon announced that Rose was leaving the show to pursue other projects'[5] she was replaced by Tara Perry.

In 2013, Rose created a new musical series for kids called Shayna's Place.


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Gilmore Girls Girl #2 Episode: "You Jump, I Jump, Jack"
2005 Commander In Chief Onlooker #5 Episode: "First Disaster"
2006–2007 Days of Our Lives Stephanie Johnson 54 episodes
2007 Ugly Betty The Younger Wench Episode: "Secretaries Day"
2007 Mad Men Rosemary Episode: "Red in the Face"
2009–2011 The Fresh Beat Band Marina Main role
2010 My McDiet Herself


Year Title Album
2011 "Hundred and Ten" Non-album single
2014 "Colorful World" Bad Hair Day (Soundtrack) & Degrassi: Music from Season 14, Vol. 1
2014 "Everybody" Non-album single


  1. ^ "Style Matters: Tooling around in the land of trends". Rocky Mountain News. 2007-01-25. Actress and songstress Shayna Rose started her career at age 8 at the Arvada Center and Shwayder Theater. She won a best supporting actress nomination by the Denver Drama Critics Circle.
  2. ^ Burnett, T. (2002-03-04). "The Children's Hour". Talkin' Broadway. The most interesting role in this play is that of Mary (played wonderfully/terribly by Shayna Rose Mordue).
  3. ^ Parker, Penny (2006-07-29). "Parker: Cherry Creek may land another seafood eatery". Rocky Mountain News. Denver native Shayna Rose, a fair-haired, freckle-faced beauty, has landed in the driver's seat playing sassy race-car driver Stephanie Johnson on the long-running soap Days of Our Lives.
  4. ^ Shen, Maxine (2009-07-11). "Call 'em the Nick Beats". New York Post.
  5. ^ Gardner, Elysa (2012-01-29). "And the Fresh Beats go on -- on a U.S. tour, that is". USA Today.

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