Molly Terbovich-Ridenhour serves as the Executive Director of the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, San Diego’s oldest classical ballet school. Molly began her dance training at the age of five. She graduated with an MFA in Dance at Arizona State University and has a BFA in Dance from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Molly spent her time in school focusing on dance performance, education and administration. Since moving to San Diego in 2003, Molly has worked with Butterworth Dance Company, Eveoke Dance Theatre and various independent dance projects and choreographers, including co-founding Stella Nova Dance Company. Before joining SDCYB, Molly worked as a freelance arts administrator coordinating events such as the annual 5X5 Modern Dance Workshop, Celebrate Dance Festival and served as the Chair of the Steering Committee for Rising Arts Leaders, San Diego’s Arts and Culture Emerging Leaders group. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Dance/USA, transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project and the Greater Board for California Dance Education Association and the Steering Committee for San Diego Dance Connect.