Jamie Farrell holds a white hat on her head.
Jamie
Farrell
Dance Coordinator and Advisor
Music and Dance
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5983
Courses Taught
Dance
Research Interests
Dance pedagogy and performance
Education

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

M.S., Northeastern Illinois University, Exercise Science

Background

Facilitator of the Dance Program and Instructor, Jamie Farrell was honored to receive an
Excellence Award in 2015 from Northeastern Illinois University. She began dancing
following a competitive gymnastics career. After earning her B.A. in Dance with a Business
Management minor, she moved to Chicago to train and perform. 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. She continues to share her passion through private dance
organizations in the Chicagoland area and acts as the Artistic Director of a youth dance
company.

FA 141C
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5983
Office Hours
M: 12-1 p.m.; 2-4 p.m.
TR: 10:30-10:50 a.m.
W: 10-11 a.m.
Main Campus