JILLIAN CLIPSHAM- Director
Jillian was born and raised in sunny South Florida, USA where she began extensive dance training very early on. She trained in all styles of dance, working with directors Eirberto Jiminez, Deborah Buttner, and Hannah Baumgarten; varying from The Royal Ballet, Cuban Classical Ballet, The International Ballet Company, and Dillard Center for the Arts.
Jillian attended Point Park University, in Pittsburgh, PA where she studied Dance and Musical Theatre. After college, Jillian performed and choreographed with Norwegian Cruise Lines, the leading cruise company for entertainment, as a singer/dancer and dance captain. She worked with many choreographers from New York to Vegas which include: Patti Wilcox, Eric Jordan Young, Robert Dean Hertenstein, and Tiger Martina
In between life at sea, Jillian performed and choreographed for Theme parks and other entertainment companies. In addition to her singing and dancing, Jillian has made appearances in movies and television including: Love and Other Drugs, Bloodline, and various commercials. Jillian Moved to England in 2017 to pursue her dreams of furthering her dance career. American Dance School was open June 2017.