Jill earned three degrees: B.F.A. from Kent State University, M.A. from Bowling Green State University, and M.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. She began her work at UNC Charlotte way back in 1985. After 4 years of teaching acting and voice, Jill moved over to The Children's Theatre of Charlotte where she spent 17 years teaching, acting, and directing for young actors and audiences. Now, she's a tenured professor at Belmont Abbey College and back at UNC Charlotte helping make good actors better ones. Jill's latest accomplishment was serving as Dialect Coach for Fox/Imagine's SHOTS FIRED due to air this March.