Jill Marie Vallery
Jill Marie Vallery graduated from Alvin Ailey American Dance Program where she danced with Milton Myers, Ana Marie Forsythe and Troy Powell. She is a senior teaching artist for Alvin Ailey Arts in Education and a certified Pilates instructor. Vallery has performed in international tours, including with Ms.Tsiidii Leloka (who originated the role of Rafiki in Broadway‘s The Lion King.) As a featured solo dancer Vallery appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show and Saturday Night Live. Vallery choreographed and toured with Anitibalas Afro beat Orchestra and appeared in productions “Tales From the Sun” (Off Broadway) and “My Name Ain’t Peaches” (Philadelphia). She works with Tony Award Winning Choreographer Bill T Jones as dance captain of “FELA” on Broadway and on National Tour.