Choreographer, Dancer

Rossland, BC
Canada

Bio

Jill Amantea comes from Rossland, BC, Canada and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the School of Contemporary Dancers in affiliation with the University of Winnipeg. She graduated as a student of highest distinction on the Dean’s Honour List and was also awarded with a Gold Medal of Achievement. She has performed professionally with Disney Cruise Line aboard both the Disney Fantasy and the Disney Wonder. Jill has also worked for Club Med Resorts as a dancer and choreographer in both the Dominican Republic and Mexico. As a contemporary dancer, she has performed for the Ice and Fire Festival, and the opening gala for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In addition to Musical Theatre performance, Jill has additional experience as a choreographer and dance captain with the Gold Fever Follies. She has studied various dance forms including: Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Tap, African, Aerial Silks, Hip Hop, Highland Dance, Bollywood/Traditional Indian Dance as well as some basic Ballroom. Studying under many internationally renowned instructors and choreographers, she has trained at Kootenay DanceWorks, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Alberta Ballet, and Salzburg International Ballet Academy.

Videos

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Film Col 1 Film Col 2 Film Col 3
Miracle (2004)BGDir. Mark Ciardi
Music Videos Col 1 Music Videos Col 2 Music Videos Col 3
VisionContemporary Dancer/Co-ChoreographerGraeme Csath
Commercials Col 1 Commercials Col 2 Commercials Col 3
Comfort Zone Club Med IxtapaSpa ClientNatacha Leemburg
Professional Development AdChoreographer/DancerJojo Otero
Club Med Punta Cana 360degreesZen Bar GuestJojo Otero / 360 Degrees
Choreography Col 1 Choreography Col 2 Choreography Col 3
Love and BusinessGold Fever FolliesDir. RJ Peters
Summer is ComingGold Fever FolliesDir. RJ Peters
Off the RailsGold Fever FolliesDir. RJ Peters
A Job Well DoneGold Fever FolliesDir. RJ Peters
John vs John (Assistant Choreographer)Gold Fever FolliesDir. RJ Peters
CabaretClub MedClub Med Ixtapa Pacific
Robot DollsClub MedClub Med Punta Cana
African BeesClub MedClub Med Punta Cana
Dance Col 1 Dance Col 2 Dance Col 3
Regina Ice and Fire FestivalContemporaryChoreography: Davida Monk
Scopus Award Gala honouring Moe Levy - CMHRBollywoodChoreography: Rachel Cooper
International Dance DayContemporary Landscape DancingStephanie Ballard and Dancers
Canadian Museum for Human Rights Opening.ContemporaryStephanie Ballard and Dancers
UofW Presidential InaugurationContemporaryStephanie Ballard and Dancers
UofW Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology Fundraising DinnerContemporaryStephanie Ballard and Dancers
Club Med Punta CanaJazz, Latin, Commercial Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, ShowgirlClub Med
Club Med Ixtapa PacificJazz, Commercial Jazz, Hip Hop, ContemporaryClub Med
Teaching Col 1 Teaching Col 2 Teaching Col 3
Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Creative Movement, ImprovisationKootenay DanceWorks
Lyrical, Jazz, Can-CanRossland Recreation
Stage Col 1 Stage Col 2 Stage Col 3
Disney WonderPerformer/DancerDisney Cruise Line
Love and BusinessDancer/Singer/Actor/Dance CaptainGFF/RJ Peters
Disney FantasyPerformerDisney Cruise Line
Off the RailsDancer/Singer/Actor/Dance CaptainGFF/RJ Peters
A Job Well DoneDancer/Singer/Actor/Dance CaptainGFF/RJ Peters
John vs JohnDancer/Singer/ActorGFF/RJ Peters
The Race, the Voice, and the GentlewomenDancer/Singer/ActorGFF/RJ Peters
Training Col 1 Training Col 2 Training Col 3
Ballet, Modern/ Contemporary, African, Improvisation, Voice, Composition, PartneringProfessional Training Program at the School of Contemporary Dancers (2012-2015)Odette Heyn, Gaile Petursson-Hiley, Brent Lott, Jolene Bailie, Faye Thompson, Casimiro Nhussi
Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz, Improvisation, Pedagogy, PointeKootenay DanceWorksRenee Salsiccioli
Aerial SilksVogueFit.Tara Meyer, Kimberly Craig
VoiceMargot Harding
Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Hip HopSalzburg International Ballet AcademyPeter Breuer, Fernando Coelho, Junior Demitre, Maggie Boogaart, Jania Batista
Ballet, Jazz, Modern, CharacterRoyal Winnipeg Ballet.
Ballet, Modern, CharacterAlberta Ballet - Cecchetti International Ballet Summer Course.
Jazz, Latin Jazz, African, ImprovisationDecidedly Jazz DanceworksKimberley Cooper, Joanne Baker, Jamie Freeman-Cormack
Other Col 1 Other Col 2 Other Col 3
Bachelor of ArtsDance MajorUniversity of Winnipeg
Dean's Honour ListStudent of Highest DistinctionUniversity of Winnipeg
Gold Medal Award RecipientHighest Academic Average in MajorUniversity of Winnipeg
Maurice Samuelson Award Recipient(for extraordinary contribution to Theatre Arts)Gold Fever Follies
Provincial NominationModern DanceKootenay Festival of the Arts (2012)
Adjudicators Choice Award RecipientBallet and Modern DanceKootenay Festival of the

Stats

Gender
Female
Age Range
20-30
Ethnic Appearance 1
Caucasian
Hair Color
Brown
Hair Length
Long
Eye Color
Green
Height
5'4