JENNIFER GEMMEKEJennifer Gemmeke, Development Associate joined The Circus Arts Conservatory in 2004 after sixteen years as Director of Education of the Sarasota Ballet. She built the award winning Dance-The Next Generation program a seven-year full scholarship program for children at risk recognized by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities and also featured in a BRAVO television documentary which was aired nationally on TV. Guided and directed the School of the Sarasota Ballet, the Outreach Programs and the International Summer School.

She is proud to be a member of the CAC team and it has been a privilege to be part of its growth.Her days include grant writing, assisting with special events, fundraising and cultivating and soliciting donors.