Julie is an award winning playwright and theatre artist. She has written and directed original drama and music theatre works in association with Opera North and Trestle Theatre Company and has been commissioned by the Royal Theatre of Bath, Bradford Theatres, Harrogate International Festival, and the Lawrence Batley Theatre among others.
Her critically acclaimed play, The Last Cuckoo starring Paul Copley and Olivia Vinall was nominated for the 20th Meyer-Whitworth Award 2011 (Royal National Theatre). Commissions include Lost Boy Racer for the Yorkshire Festival 2014, touring as part of the Tour de France, Grand Depart, and two film shorts (Screen Yorkshire & UK Film Council).
Julie regularly teaches script writing and performance skills at a number of universities, including MMU, Manchester University and has developed courses for UCLAN, USCD and LIPA. She is currently a visiting research fellow at the University of Huddersfield. With a strong international reputation for pioneering interactive performance practices, Julie has been artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre, Canada and recently at the AniMart Festival in Delphi, Greece. She will be developing new work in residency at the Arsenic Foundation in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2018. In addition, Julie is currently working on a series of radio plays and a new touring theatre production for 2019.
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