Jillian Teskey is from small town Essex, Ontario Canada. Since the age of 3, Jillian has been taking many classes at Nancy Pattison’s Dance World under the direction of Cindy Pattison-Rivard in Canada and at the age of 8, she began competing as part of the Essex County Dancers Incorporated and taking classes across the United States and Canada.
Jillian has been afforded an incredible amount of amazing opportunities that would not have been possible in her small home town. Professional highlights include the Choreographers Carnival Los Angeles, the Industry Dance Awards, APAP NYC and the VANS US Surf Open. Jillian also appeared in multiple viral PSA’s 953K – Inspiring Action Against Cyberbullying, When the Hashtag was Just a Pound Sign and Pulse, a Warner Bros. Hype Crew performance and as the assistant choreographer for Reebok Spring/Summer Collection Industrial. Last but not least, Jillian can be seen dancing on Season 4 of So You Think You Can Dance Canada as part of the top 170 dancers. For the last 3 years, Jillian has been a member of LA based non-profit dance company, MusEffect, under the creative direction of Jessica Starr. She has performed the full company stage show entitled The Divine Direction as well as various dance industry performances and events giving back to the community.
Jillian is beyond thrilled for all of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead with MusEffect!