Julia was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. An actor, comedian, poet, and playwright, she wrote and performed her solo show Freckle and Burn directed by Vivienne Benesch at the Steinberg Studio, and wrote, directed, and performed Our Names In Masking Tape at Juilliard. Other theater work includes: That Beautiful Laugh at La MaMa (starring Alan Tudyk, directed by Orlando Pabotoy); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (directed by Ethan McSweeny at the Shakespeare Theater Co. in D.C and the Macau Arts Festival in China), The Mousetrap (directed by Paul Mullins at the Dorset Theatre Festival);  You Can’t Take it With You, Macbeth, An Incident (at Chautauqua Theater Co.) She spent a year performing at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on their sketch comedy show Maude Night, and has performed comedy, poetry, and music at many venues around New York City.  In Los Angeles, she was co-creator and performer in the comedy duo The Manifesto of Hiatus (Comedy Store, Flappers, Improv Olympics West). Training: The Maggie Flanagan Studio, Juilliard.