Jill is a Los Angeles native and a former Miss Anaheim. Her first professional work began onstage for the Walt Disney Company, portraying such characters as Princess Jasmine, Ariel, and Pocahontas. While traveling the globe, she was the principal vocalist for Norwegian Cruise Lines, and notably opened their production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s MUSIC OF THE NIGHT.
Jill wears many hats in this business, both in the spotlight and behind the scenes. Her voice can be heard singing the well-known “Priceline Negotiator” jingle in their national commercials starring William Shatner. She took on the role of Executive Producer plus co-starred in the short film “Huckleberry Dreams,” starring the legendary Robert Morse. Her theater credits include IT’S ONLY LIFE with composer John Bucchino, INSIDE OUT which she won a StageSceneLA Scenie and Robby Award for her performance, Stephen Schwartz’s SNAPSHOTS, LOVELACE A ROCK MUSICAL which won an L.A. Weekly award for Best Ensemble, A NEW BRAIN (Musical Theatre Guild), THE THIRD FROM THE LEFT at the NYC and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD which she was nominated for a L.A. Ovation Award, and JACQUES BREL: A LIFE IN SONG, which she won a Ticket Holder Award for Best Cabaret Performance. Jill has had the privilege of singing with and for such stars as Tony Award winning Jason Robert Brown, Richard Carpenter, and her “uncle” Johnny Mathis.
She performs in a variety of projects: she is a company member for MUSICAL THEATRE GUILD in Los Angeles, she stars in the cabaret revue HOLLYWOOD REVISITED, she is the lead vocalist for the band ATTRACTIVE NUISANCE, and frequently belts out our National Anthem for the Anaheim Angels. And she enjoys her role as Musical Director for the production company JAXX THEATRICALS. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.
Jill recently headlined in Las Vegas and Branson, Missouri in the long-running tribute show LEGENDS IN CONCERT portraying rock icon Pat Benatar. Plus she pays tribute to Pat in her own tribute band LIVE FROM EARTH – A Tribute to Pat Benatar.