Previously assisted directors Erica Schmidt (Juilliard and Bard Summerscape), Lou Jacob (Urban Stages, NYC) and Crystal Field (Theater for the New City, NYC). Jillian has directed in New York at New World Stages, Manhattan Repertory Theatre and for Workingman’s Clothes (American Place Theater), as well as at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Jillian has taught acting at New York Film Academy as well as in New York City and Massachusetts public schools. She holds an M.F.A. in Directing from The New School.