Jennifer is the Founder and Artistic Director of Dance Conservatory of Pasadena. She is a native of Pasadena. She was trained in ballet by renowned Stanley Holden. She received her Advanced Certificate from the Royal Academy of Dancing at age 15. She was a recipient of the Ford Foundation Scholarship to the School of American Ballet. As a young dancer, she performed in Australian Ballet’s Don Quixote with Rudolf Nureyev and San Francisco Ballet and in television – Brady Bunch and the Odd Couple.
Jennifer was the Executive Director of the dance company Diavolo | Architecture in Motion from 2014-2018. During her tenure, Diavolo had been seen by millions of people around the world through national and international touring and television including America’s Got Talent, Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde (France), and Die Helen Fischer Show (Germany). She also created the Veterans Project which has been performed around the country including at the Kennedy Center.
Jennifer received her BA in art history from Pomona College, her JD from UC Davis School of Law, and her MBA from UC Irvine School of Business. She had been an attorney for 30 years. She is very active in Los Angeles and Orange County dance and arts organizations including USC Kaufman School of Dance.