After falling in love with drama class during school, Gillian moved to Melbourne to study at The Australian Film and Television Academy, for their Full Time 20-Week Program. From 2017 to 2019, she studied acting full time at The Actors Hub in Perth. During her time there, she performed Physical Theatre, Shakespeare, Chekhov, Realism as well as screen acting. Since graduating Gillian has also gone on to produce and star in three of her own stage productions, ‘Contractions’ by Mike Bartlett, ‘All New People’ by Zac Braff and ‘Necrophilia’ by Australian Playwright, Lincoln Vickery. ‘Necrophilia’ was titled a ‘Fringe Judge’ pick for the Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2023 and performed in front of multiple sold-out shows.