Jillian's Choreography and Direction in the Press

All press quotes are regarding Jillian's work on AEA staffed productions. 

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"It’s marvelous music to dance to, which spurred Jillian Petrie to provide excellent choreography. What she’s demanded of her cast isn’t easy. There are many quirky arm and leg motions to remember, yet the well-rehearsed troops recall every one of them."

-Peter Filichia | The Star-Ledger

"Better than Broadway!"

-The Star-Ledger

"You will enjoy the dance sequences that illuminate the story. With a lovely original score by Paul Morbach and clever choreography by Jillian Petrie, the performance troupe interfaces the show's plot with an exquisite display that includes expressive movement, intricate lifts and acrobatics. 

-Broadway World

"Outstanding choreography by Jillian Petrie."

-Rick Busciglio

"The dancing and ensemble numbers were very entertaining and the show itself is just a feel-good holiday feast for the young theater lovers."

-Janine M. Torsiello

AND THEN CAME TANGO at The Growing Stage is Fascinating

-Broadway World

"The fun, energetic choreography is by Jillian Petrie."

-Rick Busciglio

"But this production takes the wonderful story to a new level with so much dancing choreographed by Jillian Petrie..."

-Gregory G. Allen

"The choreography was joyous, fun and made great use of the whole stage, under the direction of Jillian Petrie, who was co-director of the production..."  

-Janine M. Torsiello

"The choreography of Jillian Petrie is very good and makes great use of the stage."

-Morris Beats

And Then Came Tango is a fascinating, well-conceived show, wonderfully executed by The Growing Stage."

-M.P. Kennedy

"In a way, the Growing Stage's production of "The Wizard of Oz"

is the most impressive achievement of the 

2010-11 New Jersey theater season." 

-The Star-Ledger