Jillian Hollis began dancing at a young age in Syracuse NY. She studied at The Center of Ballet and Dance Arts, headed by Deborah Boughton and performed in many high school and local community theater productions. Jillian attended college at Point Park University and graduated in 3 years with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. She hasbeen living and working as a professional dancer in New York City for 15 years. Jillian has had the opportunity to work and perform with many artists and companies including Heidi Latsky Dance, Rocha Dance Theater, Incidents Physical Theater, Heather Harrington, Carrie Ahern, Joseph Mills, TAKE Dance, The Good to
Go Girls, Lady Rizo and the Assettes and Jenny Rocha and Her Painted Ladies. The Painted Ladies won Best Large Group in 2015 at The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Vegas. Jillian is also a vivacious burlesque performer in the NYC scene and when not
dancing she is teaching Pilates, making costumes or baking. Jillian has been writtenup in The New York Times as “blithely irrepressible” and her movement described as “voluptuous and powerful” by Deborah Jowitts.