Jillian Peever first moved to Toronto when she began training at the National Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program. Here she achieved several qualifications in dance teaching and graduated the program with Distinction. After discovering a real passion for modern dance she decided to further her dance training at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre where she was regularly involved in student productions as producer, choreographer, and dancer. While at the school she danced in works by Marc Boivin, Jennifer Dallas, Susanna Hood, Christopher House, Sasha Ivanochko, Danny Grossman, Sharon Moore, Julia Sasso, Darryl Tracy, Michael Trent, and William Yong. She also performed in Peggy Baker’s Nuit Blanche work titled Move.