Janet Lilly portrait

Janet Lilly

  • School Director
  • Contemporary dance technique, choreography, repertory Iyengar Yoga
  • 321B Coleman Building
  • j_lilly@uncg.edu
  • 336-334-3262

Janet Lilly, a former principal dancer and master teacher with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, is the Director of the School of Dance at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). Lilly joined UNCG after 15 years 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, most recently in China, India and Italy. She has been awarded numerous grants and awards, including a 2001 National Endowment of the Arts Creation and Planning Grant.