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Julia was born and is currently living as a theatre maker on unceded Coast Salish Territories. She has worked with companies such as Pacific Theatre, The Only Animal, The Arts Club, The Firehall Arts Centre, The Cultch, Full Circle First Nations Performance, Rumble Theatre, MACHiNENOiSY Dance Society, Jumblies Theatre and Classic Chic Productions. She has participated in the Wet Ink Collective and was a Young Ambassador for the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Julia is the volunteer coordinator for the Talking Stick Festival and was the community liaison for MACHiNENOiSY Dance Society. Recently she was assistant director to Mindy Parfitt on Corleone (Classic Chic Productions.) Last summer she participated in Talking Treaties with Jumblies Theatre in Toronto, deepening her passion for community engaged arts. She also directed Wyspa for The Only Animal’s Generation Hot: Waterborne, a production written by herself and Kanon Hewitt and created in collaboration with five youth artists.
Julia is co-artistic director of Shakespeare Unchained, a company she runs with Calgary based dance artist Kara Nolte, which explores classic texts through dance and theatre, and is performed and created site-specifically.
She is a recent recipient of the Early Career Development grant from the BC Arts Council, through which she is working with Vancouver Moving Theatre in various exciting capacities and roles through 2018. Most recently as social media manager and community engagement assistant to Rosemary Georgeson on the national tour of Weaving Reconciliation: Our Way. She is currently in development with several new works, as well as teaching speech arts and drama. She holds a BA in Acting from the University of Wales.