Jay Dilley

Jay Dilley

Judge/Master Teacher

Jay's Highlights

With over 30 years of dance experience, Jay Dilley has traveled the world as a professional dancer and choreographer.  He studied dance at Virginia Intermont College on a full scholarship and trained at Broadway Dance Center, Nevada Ballet, and Tampa Ballet.

After college, Jay went on to perform in the original cast of the Broadway hit “Mamma Mia” in Las Vegas, was the dance captain and lead dancer for “Triumph,” which was created by ChetWalker and was the lead dancer and dance captain at Rio’s “Show in the Sky” in Las Vegas.  Jay was also a featured dancer/singer and dance captain at Busch Garden Florida, Busch Gardens Virginia, and an Equity performer at Walt Disney World.  He has also performed for a number of well known cruise lines such as Royal Caribbean, Holland America and Princess.

Jay’s choreographer credits include the Las Vegas Legend professional soccer cheerleaders and Las Vegas’ Goddess arena football cheerleaders, both of which were seen on ESPN. Jay was also the coach for the Sundolls at the University of South Florida. Jay is the director of SLAM Charter School Performing Arts Program and is the entertainment supervisor and choreographer for Cedar Point.