ACTRESS // DANCER // SINGER // PIANIST
Jenifer Dillow is a proud native of St. Mary's County, Maryland. Growing up with two brothers, her family chose the non-traditional route of homeschooling. Jenifer started homeschooling in 3rd grade which allowed more time for focused training both academically and performance-wise. Jenifer started attending the College of Southern Maryland her freshman year of high school which propelled her to graduate a year early and move to NYC by herself at 17 years old. Upon moving, Jenifer did Broadway Dance Center's Professional Semester where she went on her first professional audition for Disney Cruise Line. Less than a week after the audition, Jenifer was offered a contract! She performed as a real Disney princess aboard the Disney Magic for 10 months and returned to NYC to earn her BFA in Musical Theatre and Minor in Commercial Dance from PACE University. During this time, Jenifer moved to London, England, to continue her training in Shakespeare Performance at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Throughout her college years, Jenifer's performing career has taken her to the Lincoln Center in NYC, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, the Tony award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the big screen where she was last seen in the major motion film Mother's Day directed by Garry Marshall. Jenifer recently finished touring the nation playing "Vivian Pressman" in the iconic Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage. Jenifer is currently living in Hawai'i where she is dancing with the prestigious Halau Manaola traveling to Japan and more for performances.
Jenifer is currently dancing with Hawai'i's leading hula company, HALAU MANAOLA.
Jenifer recently finished playing Vivian Pressman in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing- The Classic Story on Stage.
Jenifer performed as Fanny/Dance Captain in Mary Poppins, as well as Rambures U.S. in Henry V.
Jenifer was a featured speaking role in Garry Marshall's last film Mother's Day.
Jenifer was the cover for Sutton Foster for Lincoln Center's Sinatra: Voice for a Century, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse.