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Jill Becker


Jill Becker directed the Dance Program at Antioch College from 2001-2008 and is currently teaching at Ohio Wesleyan University, Wittenberg University and Antioch College. She is Education Coordinator for the year round dance, theater and music classes at the Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse (YSKP), through which she teaches children's dance and Kindermusik classes. She also teaches dance to people with Parkinson's Disease.

Becker was the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Choreographer’s Fellowship and Artists Fellowships through the Community Arts Partnership (Ithaca, N.Y.). She directed Jill Becker and Dancers, Inc. in New York City from 1980 - 1986, and has toured extensively in Holland, Germany, and North America with Portraits of Women, a solo evening of dances about contemporary and historical female figures. She holds a BA in Dance from the State University of New York at Brockport, an MA in Performing Arts from American University in Washington, D.C.

B.A., Dance, State University of New York at Brockport
M.A., Performing Arts, American University