Jill PattersonFaculty

Continuing 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-105 (Contemp Mod Dance II) and T/D-235 (Contemp Mod Dance III)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-117 Dance Repertory Practicum 31 2022/SP, 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2012/FA
T/D-102 Contemp Mod Dance I 16 2023/SP, 2022/FA, 2022/SP, 2021/FA, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, and 2012/SP
T/D-235 Contemp Mod Dance III 16 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2017/SP, and 2015/SP
T/D-375 Modern Dance IV 14 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2017/FA, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, and 2014/SP
T/D-109 Jazz Dance I 9 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2013/FA, and 2012/FA
T/D-105 Contemp Mod Dance II 4 2022/SP and 2012/SP
T/D-305 Somatic Foundations 3 2022/FA, 2020/FA, and 2018/FA
T/D-277 Dance Composition II 2 2023/SP and 2017/SP
T/D-398 Theatre Honors Project 2 2021/FA and 2018/FA
T/D-270 Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research 2 2021/FA and 2018/FA
T/D-370 Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research 1 2021/FA
T/D-114 Dance Rep Intensive 1 2017/JN
T/D-104 Beginning Ballet 1 2013/SP