Janet Lilly

Professor, School Director

Dance - School Director - Dance, Contemporary Technique, Choreography, Yoga

321B Coleman Building



Janet Lilly, a former principal dancer and master teacher with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, is the the new Head of the Department of Dance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts. Lilly joined UNCG after more than 15 years at the Peck School of Arts Department of Dance at the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin, where she was instrumental in creating a low-residence MFA program for returning dance professionals. The recipient of a 2008-09 Fulbright Lecturer Award, Lilly has choreographed and taught as a guest artist and master teacher on college campuses in the United States and abroad. She has been awarded numerous grants and awards, including a 2001 National Endowment of the Arts Creation and Planning Grant.