FILMMAKER · ACTOR · ACTING COACH · HUMANITARIAN
Julia booked her first network film at the age of 18. After obtaining her degree in Music and Theater, she went to Kenya, East Africa to volunteer in with the African Children's Choir where she set up their training program and did relief and development in the Southern Sudan and Rwanda.
When she returned to the states, she established her acting career in NYC where she worked on numerous film and network television roles.
Julia and her husband Van currently live in in Austin, Texas with their two children, where she continues to work as a director, writer, actress and producer.
She also continues her humanitarian work as the International Operations Director for the African Children's Choir. In her 20+ years with the organization, she has worked to see 1000’s of vulnerable African children achieve quality educations and successful careers that would not have been attainable to them without the program.
Julia's first short film, "Chasing Grace" premiered at SXSW in 2017.
She has several other films in development, and has just wrapped principal photography on her latest project, a proof of concept for a television show, set in Africa.