A born and raised New York pedestrian now living in Los Angeles by the grace of rideshares, Julie is an actor, writer, director, comedian, and feminist. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where she studied Theater and English Literature, and NYU where she received her MFA in Acting. She is a longtime actor, writer and improvisor 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, Only Child, Don't Booo Vote, Couples Skate). Her original scripted 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 and was distributed by The Orchard in 2015. Julie was a proud Smart Partner and volunteer at New York's 52nd Street Project, as well as Opening Act, Young Playwrights Inc, and Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles. She is an accomplished horsewoman, a lover of nature and animals. She is also an accomplished artist, handy in creating scads of protest signs of late.
Julie was selected in 2017 as an Artist in Time Warner's inaugural ONEFIFTY Storytellers Initiative, where she is currently developing new works.
You can see her perform every month at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater LA in Gravid Water.