Jill Patterson


Visiting Assistant Professor in Theatre and Dance

Jill received her MFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in 2004.  That same year she was named the Dance Magazine/ACDFA Outstanding Student Performer for her work in Natosha Washington's House of Timothy, for her performance at the Kennedy Center.  Jill danced professionally with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, touring nationally, and internationally with Nikolais Dance Theatre.  She has also danced with RawMoves Dance, Repertory Dance Theater, and locally with Megan Flood and Christopher Watson Dance Company.  Jill has taught previously  at the University of Utah, in K-12 schools throughout the US, and in secondary programs in Burnsville Apple Valley and Bloomington, MN.  

Courses Taught


T/D-114 (Dance Rep Intensive)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-117Dance Repertory Practicum172016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2012/FA
T/D-102Fundamental Modern Dance92016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, and 2012/SP
T/D-109Beginning Jazz Dance62016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2013/FA, and 2012/FA
T/D-375Advanced Modern Dance Company62015/FA, 2014/FA, and 2014/SP
T/D-235Intermediate Modern Dance22015/SP
T/D-105Beginning Modern Dance22012/SP
T/D-104Beginning Ballet12013/SP