Jillian Conjura - Guest Faculty

Jillian Conjura

Jillian Conjura has an extensive back ground in classical ballet, contemporary ballet, modern dance, and choreography. She is currently enrolled at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory Of Music (CCM) as a Ballet Major. Her training includes 15 years of training at Dancers Studio and the Warwick Ballet Theater under the direction of Lucinda Henry. Jillian’s has been coached by Jennifer Fuchs Hart (Retired New York City Ballet), Elizabeth Geyer Gottlieb (Retired New York City Ballet), and Natasha Bar (Retired Odessa Ballet). As a young ballet student she received additional training with North Carolina Dance Theater and the New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) under the direction of New York City Ballet. Jillian began her professional dance career with Gaia Dance in 2008 under the direction of Elizabeth Geyer Gottleib, and with Ballet Theater Midwest. Some of her performances include roles in the “Soul of Grace” (choreography by Ka-Ron Brown Lehman) with CCM, Grande Pas Classique, various roles in the Nutcracker that include Sugar Plum Fairy and Marzipam, as the Lilac Fairy, Princess Flourine (Bluebird Pas Deux) in Sleeping Beauty, as the Dryan Queen in Don Quixote, as Mina in Dracula, and Hermia in A Midsummer’s Night Dream. She has choreographed many works which have been performed at Youth American Grande Prix, New Jersey Dance Festival, and in showcases at CCM.