Born and raised in New York, Julie is an actor, writer, and producer, and a regular performer at UCB in the monthly show GRAVID WATER. She attended Vanderbilt University (BA) where she performed with local Nashville improv groups Tonguencheek and The Patron Saints. Upon returning to New York, she studied and performed improv and sketch at the UCBT, including her co-written shows The Goods Are Odd (UCBT/NY Int. Fringe Festival), Seriously Extremely Important, White Shirts and Jeans, and Lawyer/Actress. She recently graduated from the NYU Graduate Acting Program (MFA) where she wrote a number of shows, Charity and From Little Cecily, and the improv show Chekprov, in addition to acting in many favorite productions there including The Importance of Being Earnest (dir. Sam Gold), The Clean House, La Ronde, Picnic, and many others. You may have seen her since in Shakespeare in the Parks “Twelfth Night” where she understudied Anne Hathaway. She has performed and done workshops and readings at Naked Angels, Red Bull Theater, The Public Theater, Young Playwrights Inc, New York Theater Workshop, the 52nd Street Project, and others in New York, and The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Portland Stage, Georgia Theatre Festival, Richmond Theatre Ensemble, and others regionally. TV: Person of Interest. WEBISODES: I Wanna Have Your Baby, The Brig’s: Open Relationship. GAMES: Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare. FILM: Maladies (produced by James Franco), The Weekend, The Last Day of August. She has two screenplays in development, SMART GIRLS with Beech Hill Films, and MOVED which she is producing and starring in.
She likes horses, candles, hiking, reading, puppies, backrubs, jeans, steaks, and thunderstorms.