TEACHING / SERVICES
Jill is an Actress/Singer/Dancer based in Vancouver. 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. Recent theatre credits include: Glinda (Richmond
Gateway Theatre's Wizard of Oz), Helen (Bad Girls The Musical Canadian
Premiere in Vancouver), Polly (Fawlty Towers, Metro Theatre). Since arriving in
Vancouver three years ago Jill has gained significant critical praise and continues
to pursue opportunities to perform.
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 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 NEW PRIVATE STUDIO IS OPEN AT CONCORD GARDENS, BRIDGEPORT. REGISTER NOW FOR PRIVATE CLASSES.
A seasoned vocalist, Jill has performed on countless stages around the world including the iTunes Festival in London. She has featured on a number of recordings and applies her vocal style to both Musical Theatre and Contemporary styles of Pop and Jazz.
Private Classes offered:
Private Vocal Instruction (All Ages)
Ongoing bespoke instruction over a number of sessions
Introduction to Singing (16+)
A short course for adults who have not sung professionally and are looking to gain confidence and 'find' their voice
Audition Preparation (All Ages)
Single 90 minute sessions specifically geared to prepare and gain confidence before that audition
Something else you are looking for help with? Email to discuss your requirements.
These fun and dynamic sessions turn any Birthday party or celebration into a performance spectacular! After a consultation Jill will create a unique party experience just for you. Does your child dream of singing Frozen? Or want to learn to dance to the latest pop sensation? Maybe they want to act becoming a pack of animals in the jungle on a new adventure? Why not? Let their imaginations run wild as you throw the best party experience for the star of the show and all the lucky guests.
Party time slots are available on Friday afternoon/evening and Sunday morning/afternoon/evening. Pricing depends on venue, structure of party and additional requirements.
Email to discuss!
With a degree in Acting with a specialization in physical theatre and movement as well as dozens of performances on stages here in Canada and across three continents, Jill 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 - email to discuss your requirements and let's get started!
Director / Collaborator / OTHER
Are you a school with a big project coming up that you want professional help with? Are you a theatre company looking for a director for an upcoming performance? Are you another performer with an idea to collaborate or create? I would love to hear from you! Email with any questions or proposals.