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-102 (Contemp Mod Dance I), T/D-117 (Dance Repertory Practicum), T/D-235 (Contemp Mod Dance III), T/D-270 (Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research), T/D-370 (Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research), and T/D-398 (Theatre Honors Project)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-117 Dance Repertory Practicum 28 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-235 Modern Dance III 14 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-102 Modern Dance I 12 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-109 Jazz Dance 1 9 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2013/FA, and 2012/FA
T/D-305 Somatic Foundations 2 2020/FA and 2018/FA
T/D-105 Beginning Modern Dance 2 2012/SP
T/D-270 Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research 1 2018/FA
T/D-398 T/D Honors Project 1 2018/FA
T/D-277 Dance Composition II 1 2017/SP
T/D-114 Dance Rep Intensive 1 2017/JN
T/D-104 Beginning Ballet 1 2013/SP