Jennie Scholick, '09

Associate Director, Audience Development, San Francisco Ballet

Jennie Scholick, PhD is the Associate Director, Audience Development at San Francisco Ballet. In this role, she creates and curates the organization’s public programming, adult education, and audience development initiatives. In 2018, she organized Boundless: A Symposium on Ballet’s Future as part of SF Ballet’s Unbound festival. In addition, her research and writing have appeared in Dance Chronicle, The Poetry Foundation, and The Jerome Robbins Foundation Newsletter and she has a chapter in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Ballet. She has presented at the Dance Studies Association (formerly the Congress on Research in Dance), the National Dance Education Organization, the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, the Popular Culture/American Culture Association, the Mellon Dance Studies Summer Seminar, and OPERA/America, among others. In addition, she has presented about her work in the public humanities at the Stanford PhD Pathways Conference, at UCLA’s Scholars@Work seminar, and at the Dance Studies Association. She earned her BA from Princeton University and her PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.