Jillian is a dancer, performer, teacher and choreographer who has traveled the world using her versatile skills. She is a technically trained dancer in jazz, contemporary, ballet, musical theatre, tap, and hip hop and has basic aerial skills in lyra and silks.
Jillian recently finished the show Cirque Paris with the Works Entertainment in Reno, NV and is currently freelancing in Las Vegas. Performance credits include the national tour of Christmas Wonderland, Holland America Line, and tribute shows to Prince, Michael Jackson, and Lady Gaga. Contemporary dance contracts include, MashUp Contemporary Dance Company and Marrow Dance (Los Angeles). Her musical theatre credits include, the regional performances of A Chorus Line (dance captain, Lori) and The Full Monty (Estelle) both directed by Morrie Enders at the Civic Theatre.
Jillian received a Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University and spent a semester at Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia.
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Performance and Choreography
All routines choreographed by Jillian.
Jillian has ten years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities throughout the US and internationally. Most recently she has taught for Theatre Arts Preparatory School (Las Vegas) and National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts. Her past students have gone on to pursue dance professionally and have attend schools including: NYU, Marymount Manhattan and Western Michigan University. To see her teaching resume download here.
Jillian choreographed Evita for Timaru Theatre Royal and the premier of That Bloody Woman at the Christchurch Arts Festival while abroad in New Zealand. Previously she showcased pieces at Jete Cabaret in Los Angeles alongside top choreographers. She has set work on Western Michigan University's dance company as well as Collaboration Dance Project a pre-professional company in Ohio.