- Dana Point, California
- Maria Lazar’s Classical Ballet Academy
San Francisco Ballet School
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2005
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2006
Promoted to soloist in 2013
Promoted to principal dancer in 2017
Jennifer Stahl created roles in Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2016, Morris’ Joyride, Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings (Botanica), Possokhov’s The Rite of Spring, and Thatcher’s Manifesto. She has performed principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Myrtha), Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy and Queen of the Snow), Romeo & Juliet (Lady Capulet), The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Courage), and Swan Lake (Swan Maidens and Spanish Princess); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Mercedes and Queen of the Driads); Balanchine’s Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Coppélia (War and Discord and Waltz of the Hours soloists), The Four Temperaments (2nd Theme and Choleric), Prodigal Son (Siren), Rubies, Stravinsky Violin Concerto (Aria I), and Symphony in Three Movements; Bubeníček’s Fragile Vessels; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird (Firebird), Magrittomania, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s From Foreign Lands, Russian Seasons, and Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ Glass Pieces and In the Night; Welch’s Naked; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries and Frankenstein (Caroline Beaufort and Madame Moritz); Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepmother Hortensia); and Zanella’s Underskin.
Also in her repertory are Bintley’s The Dance House; Cranko’s Onegin; Elo’s Double Evil; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Forsythe’s in the middle, somewhat elevated and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; Liang’s Symphonic Dances; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; McGregor’s Borderlands; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes, Maelstrom, and Sylvia; Robbins’ West Side Story Suite; Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine; and Wheeldon’s Carousel (A Dance), Continuum, and Within the Golden Hour.
In 2017, Jennifer performed on So You Think You Can Dance in Greece and at Orange County Ballet Theater’s Momentum Gala.