Julie trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and worked as an actress (national tours, rep and West End) for over 20 years, writer (commissions from Initial for her film script Ackee & Gefilte Fish and Channel 4 for her comedy drama with Flaminia Cinque, First Generation) and producer of The Busker Symphony by Benjamin Till, four short films for Channel 4.
In 2012 she did the Stage One New Producer's Workshop as part of developing devised musical The H Word. In 2013, with the support of Stage One, she founded The Producers' Pool, now run by the wonderful Chris Grady - the first monthly networking event for new producers (facebook.com/producerspool or follow on twitter @producerspool).
Her first show was Miss Havisham's Expectations by Di Sherlock and starring Linda Marlowe at Trafalgar Studios 2014/15.
She has been working with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical since 2008 and became one of its producers for the Olivier Award-winning West End run at the Apollo Theatre in 2015. In the same year she also became Associate Producer on Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights which ran for over a year at the King’s Cross Theatre winning multiple Olivier Awards.
She subsequently associate produced Sideshow with Paul Taylor-Mills at Southwark Playhouse in 2016. In the same year she won the Stage One Bursary for emerging producers. In March 2017 she associate produced Chinglish with Tim Johanson Productions at the Park Theatre. This was followed by acting as General Manager for Judy! in its West End run at the Arts Theatre.
Since the 1990’s, Julie has had a parallel career in event management, PR, marketing, Business Development and Sponsorship Sales.
Since 2015 she has worked with Lewisham Children's Charity, Montage Theatre Arts and is currently its Funding Director.
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