Julia is an international choreographer, originally from Salzburg, Austria. She started her training in modern jazz and contemporary dance at the age of 10 and has been performing for many years. A true passion for telling stories through movement and making music and words come to life visually led her to choreography. After obtaining her choreography diploma in Vienna and writing her thesis about “Emotions through dance in image advertising” at Salzburg University she continued to train in urban dance styles and Salsa in Paris. There she also graduated in musical theatre from ECM de Paris.
In her work Julia seeks to create character-driven choreography with a strong focus on the narrative aspect and musicality.
Her credits as a choreographer include concerts, video clips and theatre pieces such as Poetry (Festival Break meets Contemporary, Austria), Break Me Amadeus (Festival Off-Mozart, Austria), To The Runway(Festival Hip Hop Goes Theatre, Austria), La Préfourrière (Théâtre du Colombier, France), Urinetown (Théâtre Clavel, Paris), Edward – The Musical (Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris), Éloge de l’imperfection (Teatro Comico, Switzerland), La Revanche du Capitaine Crochet (La Michodière, Paris), The Secret Garden & Sophie’s World(Stadttheater Gmunden, Austria), Kiss me, Kate (Opera Fuoco, Paris), Love, Always! (Comédie Nation, Paris), Un songe… Une nuit d’été (Shakespear Festival, Lucé), Les Secrets de Barbe Bleue (Théâtre Trevise, Paris), The Addams Family (Théâtre Le Palace, Paris), Jane Eyre (Musical Frühling in Gmunden, Austria), Le Livre de la Jungle (Théâtre des Variétés, Paris), Working (La Bellevilloise, Paris), La Cigale sans la Fourmi(Festival Off d’Avignon).
In addition Julia directed Season The Musical last year at the first Paris Fringe Festival. She has worked as an assistant director on Next Thing You Know (AMT Live!, Paris) and Otello (Oper Burg Gars, Austria). Her original piece Moi, Myself & Ich premiered at the Théâtre de Belleville in Paris in November 2015 as a result of winning a talent competition. www.julialedl.com