Mary Muncil Jennings

Mary Jennings


  • Director, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
  • BA, Dance, Point Park University Conservatory of Performing Arts
  • MBA, Michigan Technological University


Mary Jennings is an arts presenter and rural arts advocate. Through her work at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan she has earned a reputation for championing community-centered collaborations and finding creative ways to engage rural audiences with the performing arts. She is an Association for Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Leadership Fellow, and has presented on rural arts leadership and community engagement at Arts Midwest and APAP conferences. As a founding member of the Upper Peninsula Arts and Culture Alliance, Mary works to foster connections that support a more visible, valued, and sustainable arts industry throughout the U.P. region. Mary studied classical ballet at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. She holds a B.A. in Dance from Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts, and an M.B.A. from Michigan Technological University's School of Business and Economics. She currently serves at Vice President for the Michigan Presenters Network and participates in national Presenters Leadership Consortium meetings.