JASE is a Brooklyn based writer, dance artist and lemonade maker, always loving on her West Coast roots and talking with aeronautical hands. She'd love to hear from you (especially if you're sassy with a heart of gold).
Next up: Thursday, April 28th @ Freddy's Bar in South Slope, Brooklyn. Performing work-in-progress solo doing the thing at monthly show curated by The Creators Collective. Tickets HERE.
Julia is a cast member of Stairway to Stardom, a new dance-theater work directed by Amanda Szeglowski. This production is a part of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). Our latest show was March 2016 at CULTUREMART.
The cakeface performance of alpha pups (January 2014) can be viewed here.
For most of 2014, she was a company member of Sum Bones Co., led by Adrian Galvin and Tyler Patterson. Performances included Sinai at 92 Street Y (Doug Varone's DEVICES festival), Solar Well at Triskelion's Split Bill Series, and Little u at White Wave Rising Series.
Born in San Diego, CA, Julia trained in Vaganova ballet, modern and contemporary dance. Julia graduated from the University of Michigan, August 2013, with a dual degree in Dance & English, as a merit scholarship recipient with University Honors 2010-2013.
During her undergraduate survival, she had the pleasure of performing works by Sidra Bell, Monica Bill Barnes, Amy Chavasse, Austin Selden, Nadia Tykulsker, and many others.
In January 2012, she co-founded Performance Ark, a student organization committed to fostering inter-disciplinary collaboration. Julia produced two evening length works under the Performance Ark umbrella: Things Both Hushed & Grand and 40 Days of Teeth. Collaborators include artists Our Brother The Native, fthrsn, Samn Johnson, and Known Moons. The performances encompassed dance, theater, music, and unconventional spaces.
Julia worked as a panel moderator for the 2013 Congress on Research in Dance Conference: Meanings and Makings of Queer Dance.
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invest in a clear physical portrayal of unclear ideas. I want to incite an immediate reaction
in onlookers via the flesh and bones of an unorthodox movement vocabulary. And then there's text, media, and the fantastical abyss of collaboration.
P.S. Engaging persons outside of the dance community is important to me.
[Choreography + Performance: Premiered March 2014 at Cinedans - Dance on Screen - Festival, EYE Film Institute Netherlands]
[Script Supervisor, BANGS Media: Premiered March 2014 on Refinery29]
[Choreography + Performance: Solo movement next presented at Triskelion Arts' 5th Annual Comedy in Dance Festival]
[Direction + Performance: Premiered December 2013, 1250 N. Main Warehouse]