Jill Anderson moved to New York City in the fall of 2003 from Omaha, Nebraska, where she had a long professional career in the performing arts. In Omaha, she worked frequently for Opera Omaha, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, the Nebraska Shakespeare Festival and the BlueBarn Theatre among other local theatres. Some of her favorite roles have included Lady Anne in Richard III, Viola in Twelfth Night, Helena in A Midsummer Night´s Dream, Charlotte Bronte in Bronte, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker and Joan of Arc in The Lark. Recently, she portrayed Jenny Diver in Threepenny Opera for Opera Omaha. In New York, she has appeared as Kitty in Storm Theatre´s production of Spokesong and as a Fois Graae in Jason Graae´s hit cabaret show, Coup de Graae.
Her most notable recent appearances have included a small speaking role in the Jack Nicholson About Schmidt and a New York Festival of Song concert at the Library of Congress with Steven Blier, Sylvia McNair, Jason Graae and Hal Cazalet that received a rave review from the Washington Post. In the recent past years, Anderson has worked for Milwaukee Repertory, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, the Barter Theatre (the state theatre of Virginia), Cape May Stage in New Jersey and Utah Musical Theatre.