Janet Lilly

Chair, NASD Commission on Accreditation
Elected September 2021, term ends September 2024

Janet Lilly is a Professor and Director of the School of Dance at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). She joined UNCG after over 15 years at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where she was instrumental in creating a low-residence Master of Fine Arts program for returning professionals.

A former principal dancer and teacher with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Professor Lilly has choreographed and taught as a guest artist nationally and internationally. She was the recipient of a 2008 – 2009 Fulbright Award to India and has also served as President of the Iyengar National Association of the United States (IYNAUS) from 2012 – 2014.

Professor Lilly was elected as Member of the NASD Commission on Accreditation in 2015 and re-elected in 2018.

Professor Lilly holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University. She is also a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, a Yoga Alliance 500-hour Registered Teacher, and an International Association of Yoga Therapist.

Updated October 2021