Julia is a community artist and facilitator with a focus on using theater for social justice. She worked as an arts-based facilitator with the Prison Creative Arts Project in Michigan and Thousand Kites at Appalshop in Kentucky. Her essay “Sculpting Empowerment: Theatre in a Juvenile Facility and Beyond” appears in the new book Performing New Lives: Prison Theatre. As a Master of Arts in Applied Theater, Julia co-facilitated the “Safe in This Place Project” in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. She is a teaching artist in New York, devising theatrical workshops and sessions using participatory theater forms.