Jillian is an alumni of Seven Star School of Performing Arts where she trained for over fifteen years in all genres including tap, jazz hip hop and ballet. She also received training at various intensives throughout the world, including the Dubrovnik Tap Festival and Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project. Her passion for dance has led her to achieve top honors at various competitions and conventions in the United States and abroad. She has been named The IDO female World Tap Champion on four separate occasions and is the only person ever to win the solo title in each of the three age divisions. She has also held the titles of JUMP VIP, Nuvo Breakout Artist, 24/7 Non Stop Dancer, ADA Regional Dancer of the the Year, Hall of Fame Inductee and Kids for Kids Diamond Dancer. She is currently teaching and choreographing at several studios in New York and Connecticut, is leading a team of dancers to the IDO World Tap Championships In November and is a member of Mike Minery and Anthony Morigerato’s Loose Screws Tap Company. She is excited to share her passion for dance with others and was honored to receive her first ever choreography award in her inaugural choreography season this past year.