Julia was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. An actor, comedian, poet, and playwright, she performs her own work all around New York City.
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 has performed at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NY on their sketch comedy show Maude Night with the house team Moriarty as well as at other comedy theaters such as The Magnet and The Peoples Improv Theater.
At Juilliard she also performed her solo show Freckle and Burn directed by Vivienne Benesch and co-wrote, directed, and performed the musical Our Names In Masking Tape.
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.