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Dance Coordinator and Advisor, Instructor
Music and Dance
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught 
Research Interests 
Dance pedagogy and performance

B.A., Point Park University, Dance and Business Management

M.S., Northeastern Illinois University, Exercise Science


Instructor, Jamie Farrell, began dancing following her competitive gymnastics career. After graduating college in three years, she moved to Chicago to train with Thodos Dance Chicago.

In addition to teaching at Northeastern Illinois University, Jamie has been a company member of Venetia Stifler's Concert Dance, Inc. since 2005, and currently serves as the rehearsal director. She is an Emmy nominated dancer for her work in the 2007 PBS documentary revival of Billy Sunday. Ms. Farrell is grateful for her performance opportunities with Chicago Dance Crash, Corpo Dance Company (assistant artistic director), Impetus Dance Theatre and Rasa Dance Theatre. Jamie continues to share her passion through private dance organizations in the Chicagoland area and acts as the artistic director of a youth dance company.  

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