Born in Dallas, Texas, Gillian began her formal ballet training at the age of nine, under the direction of Marina Almayeva. Today, Gillian trains at Ellison Ballet - Professional Training Program, in New York City.
Gillian has attended a variety of summer intensive programs including Ellison Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The School of American Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Texas Ballet Theatre. She has competed in the Youth America Grand Prix competition, advancing to the international finals every year since the age of ten, and has also advanced to the finals of the World Ballet and American Ballet Competitions.
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She has been an ambassador/model for the brands Sadie Jane, Capezio and Ilo Gear.
Team Godatu is thrilled to have her as an Ambassador.