Jill is an award-winning triple-threat performer based in Richmond, BC. She studied at
Bretton Hall Conservatoire in England from which she graduated with a First Class
Honours Degree in Acting. Since then her work and training has spanned three
continents around the world as she constantly develops and defines her skills
within performance. For full theatre credits, please go to the resume page.
Since moving to Canada over seven years ago Jill has gained significant
critical praise for her performances (including five awards for her production
HYSTERIA, with Direct Theatre Collective).
She is also a committed leading performance arts teacher in the Lower Mainland working with principal organisations including Richmond Arts Centre, Arts Umbrella and as a regular featured artist in the Children’s Arts Festival. Jill is a recipient of a Richmond News 'Best in Richmond' teaching award for 2019. Jill also offers private and semi-private vocal and acting classes for all ages. She teaches with a uniquely engaging and encouraging style; allowing expressive freedom whilst learning the fundamentals of performance drawing on her vast experience as a professional within the arts. As a performer herself, Jill is placed ideally as a role-model to inspire children to strive to achieve the best that they can in their artistic pursuits.
JILL'S PRIVATE STUDIO IS LOCATED IN CONCORD GARDENS, CAPSTAN VILLAGE. REGISTER NOW FOR PRIVATE CLASSES.
NOW ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS AT CONCORD ARTS STUDIO.
In-person classes held at the Concord Gardens Studio or in your home (where available),
please email msjillteaches (at) gmail.com to discuss your singing dreams! Let's get started today!
These fun and dynamic group sessions turn any Birthday Party or Celebration into a performance spectacular! After thoughtful consultation with you, Jill will create a unique party experience that is totally bespoke to your needs.
Does your child dream of singing Frozen? Or want to learn to dance to the latest pop sensation? Maybe they want to act out their favourite story? Or be a pack of wild animals in the jungle setting out on their own adventure? Let their imaginations run wild as you throw the best party experience for the star of the show and all the lucky guests.
Or are you an adult looking for a fun musical/dance/interactive element to your soiree? Why should kids have all the fun?
Price dependant on venue, structure of party, number of guests and additional requirements or props/costuming.
Email me at msjillteaches (at) gmail.com and let's plan the best party ever!
With a first-class honours degree in Acting, and over five awards, let Jill empart some of her acting wisdom to you! With a specialization in physical theatre and movement as well as dozens of performances on stages here in Canada and across three continents, she can help actors of all ages gain confidence and hone their skills.
Whether you are working towards a specific performance and want to do scene work, are preparing for a big audition and want to explore and elevate your monologue, or simply want to begin to explore your abilities acting in an encouraging and motivational environment, let's chat!
Email me at msjillteaches (at) gmail.com to get you ready for your spotlight!
SCHOOLS / groups
Are you a school with a big project coming up that you want professional help with? Does your high school theatre company need for a director for an upcoming performance? Are you a teacher with an idea to collaborate or create? I would love to hear from you! Email msjillteaches (at) gmail.com with your project - I can't wait to hear about it!