Julie is a writer, actor and director currently living in Los Angeles. Her thriller comedy short film 3 DAYS is currently in film festivals across the country, and she has several new features in development, and her feature film MOVED is available on Amazon Prime. From 2017-18 Julie was an Artist in Time Warner Inc's inaugural ONEFIFTY New Storytellers Initiative, developing original episodic materials. You can see her perform every month at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater LA in GRAVID WATER and THE SCENE. Her humor writing has appeared in several publications including THE NEW YORKER.
A born and raised New York pedestrian now living in Los Angeles by the grace of Metro and rideshares, Julie is an actor, writer, director, comedian, and feminist. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (BA in Theater and English Literature), and NYU (MFA in Acting). She is a longtime performer at The Peoples Improv Theater (Coyote, Give the People What They Want, Electoral Dysfunction, The Scene) and at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (Gravid Water, The Scene, Only Child, Don't Booo Vote, Couples Skate). Her original scripted theatrical works include The Goods Are Odd (UCB/NY International Fringe Festival), Seriously Extremely Important (UCB), Charity (Studio Tisch/FreePLAY), From Little Cecily With Fondest Love (Studio Tisch/FreePLAY) and more.
In theater, Julie has appeared in works all over New York and beyond, at The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, Alley Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Naked Angels, Red Bull Theater, Young Playwrights Inc, New York Theater Workshop, the 52nd Street Project, Portland Stage, Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Richmond Theatre Ensemble, and others, and has worked with wonderful directors like Dan Sullivan, Kenny Leon, Jo Bonney, Sam Gold, Martha Clarke, Davis McCallum, Giovanna Sardelli, Evan Cabnet and many others, and writing and performing original works Charity and From Little Cecily With Fondest Love.
TV appearances include I'm Dying Up Here, The Good Wife, Person of Interest, Late Night With Seth Meyers, and The Colbert Report. Films include The Weekend, Maladies, The Last Day of August, True Story, Admazons and her own feature, Moved, which she wrote and directed, produced via Kickstarter, and which was distributed by The Orchard in 2015. Julie is a longtime volunteer at Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles, and at New York's 52nd Street Project, Opening Act, and Young Playwrights Inc. She is an accomplished horsewoman and artist, a lover of nature and animals, a news binger, and a ghost story enthusiast.