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One of the greatest strengths of the Bolz Center program, beyond its curriculum, is its vibrant and active alumni network. Center alumni are a tight-knit collection of arts professionals and community leaders, conferring with each other and with the center on real-world challenges and solutions, issues in the field, and job opportunities.

Sampling of Current Placements by Region


Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

The Shed
New York, New York

Senior Consultant, Analytics & Digital Marketing

Capacity Interactive
New York, New York

Institutional Giving and Government Relations Manager

Jacob Burns Film Center
Brooklyn, New York

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Morris Dance Group
Brooklyn, New York

Gift Planning Officer

Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC

Assistant Director for Public Affairs and Media Relations

National Endowment for the Arts
Washington, District of Columbia

Executive Director

Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Bangor, Maine


Executive Director

Wisconsin Arts Board
Madison, Wisconsin

Director of Development

Madison Children’s Museum
Madison, Wisconsin

Senior Venture Capital Associate

American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact
Madison, Wisconsin

Senior Director of Finance and Technology

Overture Center for the Arts
Madison, Wisconsin

Vice President of Development

Habitat for Humanity
Madison, Wisconsin

Manager of Artistic Experiences

Overture Center for the Arts
Madison, Wisconsin

Sales and Event Coordinator

Janesville Performing Arts Center
Janesville, Wisconsin


Hennepin Theatre Trust
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Senior Director of Development

Project Success
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program Officer

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Development Manager

Des Moines Performing Arts Center
Des Moines, Iowa

Executive Director

Lied Center at the University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas


Development Manager

The Redford Center
San Francisco, California

Director of Institutional Giving

Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, Washington

President and CEO Oregon

Museum of Science & Industry
Portland, Oregon

President & CEO

Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, Oregon

Content Manager

NINE dot Arts
Denver, Colorado


Philanthropy Manager

Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, Arizona

Executive Director

Leadership Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Director of Education and Public Programming

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Nashville, Tennessee