Jessica Hillier (Clevenger)

Jessica Hillier (Clevenger)

Project Dancer

Jessica Hillier, formerly Jessica Clevenger,  is a native of St. Thomas, Pennsylvania.  She graduated magna cum laude from Slippery Rock University (SRU) in May 2014 with a B.A. in Dance and a minor in Spanish.  At SRU, she had many opportunities to perform on and off campus, including at fall and winter concerts, faculty and guest artist concerts, 60 X 60 concerts, senior synthesis concerts, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Arts Festival, and the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Pittsburgh. She also choreographed for several concerts in addition to performing.  Jessica had the opportunity to work with guest artists James Washington and Mark Santillano and with SRU faculty members Ursula Payne and Nora Ambrosio.  Additionally, she served as the co-event coordinator of Sigma Rho Delta (the dance honorary society).

Apart from SRU, Jessica attended the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC, in the summer of 2013.  In 2014 she participated in SRU graduate Shelley Collock’s group piece, "Escape Proof," at the American College Dance Festival Association held at Ohio State University and was chosen to perform in the Gala Concert.  Jessica is currently teaching dance in central Pennsylvania and is a valued member of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA, with whom she performs regularly.

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