Jill Becker


Biography:

Former Associate Professor of Dance, Antioch College

Becker holds a BA in Dance from the State University of New York at Brockport, an MA in Performing Arts from American University in Washington, D.C., and was the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Choreographer’s Fellowship and Artists Fellowships through the Community Arts Partnership. She directed Jill Becker and Dancers, Inc. in New York City from 1980 – 1986, and has toured extensively in Holland, Germany, and North America. Ms. Becker travels with Portraits of Women, an evening of dances about contemporary and historical female figures. She was an Associate Professor of Dance at Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, Ohio for seven years. Currently she is on the faculties of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute and Ohio Wesleyan University, both in southwest Ohio.