Jill Amantea

Florence Phillips

Jill, a 2012 graduate of Rossland Secondary, started her dance training at the age of three and studied intensively under Renee Salsiccioli at Kootenay DanceWorks for six years. Currently enrolled in the Professional Program at the School of Contemporary Dancers in affiliation with the University of Winnipeg, Jill is studying to attain a BA majoring in dance. As well as performing regularly at local events and festivals in both B.C. and Winnipeg, she has studied with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Alberta Ballet, and the Salzburg International Ballet Academy in Austria. In 2012 Jill was selected to represent the Kootenay area for modern dance at BC’s Provincial Festival of the Arts. She has also had vocal training under Audrey Bisset. Jill is looking forward to this, her third summer on the Follies stage.