Jillian Petrie

Jillian Petrie is currently company choreographer for The Growing Stage Theatre in Netcong, NJ where she previously served as co-director on three main-stage productions. As of June 2018 she will be Director of TGS's new Theatre Dance program. Productions will be full-length plays that aim to challenge existing boundaries by incorporating movement based storytelling and exploring audience engagement. In addition, Jillian was formerly an adjunct professor at Centenary University. 


In order to continue her own creative development, Jillian is currently directing and producing a series of plays through Athletes & Artists, LLC. The series features plays written in the early 1900s that highlight women overcoming societal barriers with storylines that still resonate today. Jillian is a member of the 2018-2019 SDCF Observership Class.