Julia is a dancer and teacher currently based in NJ and the Greater NYC area. She has trained in ballet, modern, lyrical, pointe, musical theater, and tap. In 2017, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgian Court University with a double major in dance performance and psychology, with a minor in dance therapy. While in college, she auditioned and was selected to work with choreographers and artists such as Sidra Bell, Randy James, Beau Hancock, Silvana Cardell, Hee Ra Yoo, Steve Vaughn, Kata Mejia, and Charles Anderson. In 2015, she performed with the Yoo and Dancers modern dance company in the 2015 Choreographer’s Canvas. She also performed at the American College Dance Festival in 2016 and 2017. Julia continued her training in June 2017 at the American Dance Festival’s Dance Professionals Workshop in Durham, NC. At the workshop, she had the opportunity to study with teachers such as Jennifer Nugent, Nia Love, Charles Anderson, and Saar Harari. During summer 2017, she began performing with Introspective Movement Project, a Philly-based contemporary jazz company, and with the Warwick Dance Collective, a contemporary dance company based in Warwick, NY.
In 2018, she attended the American Dance Festival 6 Week Summer Dance Intensive as a Staff Assistant Scholarship recipient, and worked in the Performances department of the festival while maintaining a full-time dance schedule. Starting October 2018, she will be joining Vanessa Long’s Long2 Dance Company in New York City.
Currently, she teaches ballet, lyrical, pointe, contemporary, and tap at three NJ/NY-based studios. She is also an instructor-in-training at Xtend Barre Livingston. Julia looks forward to a great year of teaching and performing in the Greater NYC/Greater Philadelphia area.