Julia Ehrstrand

Biography:

Julia graduated with a Bachelors Degree in dance/teaching from DOCH/University of Circus and Dance (Stockholm). She has also studied at Institut del Teatro (Barcelona) and graduated from the ISVP program at DNA in 2009. She has danced for TNSP, Jana Hicks/Marijke Eliasberg, Max Stone, SexyBeastNYC, Carrasco Dance Company, Lane Co Arts and Collective Noir, among others.

Her choreography has been presented in various stages in NYC, Europe and Asia. She has taught at The Juilliard School in NYC, company classes for The Jose Limon Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm, DOCH University of Dance and Circus (Stockholm), Balettakademien (Stockholm), Daily Professional Classes for Danscentrum (Stockholm), Amsterdam School of the Arts (Amsterdam), UiS/ University in Stavanger and at PRODA (Norway), the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive, Ballet Hispanico, Peridance Capezio Center, Gina Gibney Dance, DNA, Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center and SUNY Purchase. Julia has also been dancing/choreographing/teaching in China, Taiwan, Mexico,Japan, Taiwan, Uganda and Ethiopia. Julia recently, along with Max Stone, co-choreographed for the Rainforest Foundation Fund presented at Carnegie Hall. This organization is run by rock musician, Sting, and wife, Trudie Styler, and is devoted to protecting rainforests and their indigenous peoples. Julia was also selected to show her work at Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Festival in NYC 2018 and FIDCDMX in Mexico City. Julia is currently faculty at Steps on Broadway, Peridance and Gibney Dance Studios.