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Tutors

Julia Grace

Julia Grace

“Julia Grace is absolutely one of the best teachers I have ever seen. If you are lucky enough to get into her class you are going to have the time of your life” – Amy Morton, Tony Award Nominee (August: Osage County), Steppenwolf Theatre Co. Core Ensemble


Background

Julia Grace joins 16th Street Actors Studio from one of the world’s most exciting theatre stomping-grounds, Chicago U.S.A.

In 2011, she was selected to study at The Steppenwolf Theatre Company School in Chicago where she made an incredible impression on her teachers who encouraged her to stay on with the company. She was mentored by Steppenwolf ensemble members in the techniques that underpin the training and ethos of the company and followed on to teach at The Steppenwolf Theatre Company School. She has also trained at Black Box Acting Chicago and iO Chicago and has been fortunate enough to be taught and mentored by some of Chicago’s premier theatre artists.

Julia has a Bachelor of Art, Performance Studies major, from The University of Sydney and a Bachelor or Dramatic Art from The Victorian College of the Arts.

An an actor, Julia has worked for The Melbourne Theatre Company, Darlinghurst Theatre Company, The Sydney International Arts Festival, The Hayloft Project and has appeared in numerous commercials, television and short films.

We are thrilled to welcome Julia Grace to the 16th Street Faculty in 2017!

Philosophy 

“The methods that really hit home for me are Meisner, Viewpoints & Improvisation; anything that demands spontaneity, to get out of my brain, into my body and re-connect with my impulse” – Julia Grace