Julia Gibson has over 20 years experience as a professional actor. After receiving her MFA from the Graduate Acting Program at NYU’s acclaimed Tisch School of the Arts, she has performed on Broadway and in major theatres in New York City and throughout the country.
She toured nationally with The Exonerated and has performed major roles at The Roundabout, Circle in the Square, Manhattan Theatre Club, Classic Stage Company, New York Shakespeare Festival’s Public Theatre and the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, George Street Playhouse, The Long Wharf, New York Stage and Film, New York Theatre Workshop, Milwaukee Rep., Dallas Theatre Center, and the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, among others. Favorite roles include: Pegeen Mike in The Playboy of the Western World, Nina in The Seagull, Sonya in Uncle Vanya, Rose in Dancing at Lughnasa, Birdie in The Little Foxes, Helena in All’s Well That Ends Well, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cecily in The Importance of Being Ernest, Henriette in The Learned Ladies, Sally in Tally’s Folly and Harper in Angel’s in America, Parts I and II. TV and Film credits include: Michael Clayton, Changing Lanes, So Close, Second Born, several episodes of Law and Order and Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Spin City, and One Life to Live.
Her work as a director includes Craig Lucas’ Blue Window at Atlantic Theatre Studio and the 28th Street Theatre; Bliss by Ben Bettenbender at the Rattlestick Theatre; the American premiere of Judith Thompson’s Habitat with the Epic Theatre Company; and the world premiere productions of Ki Gottberg’s The Hairy Baby, Kari Floren’s If Wishes Were Horses and Abbie Spallen’s Shaving the Pickle. She has directed with Naked Angels, Origin Theatre Company, Circle East, Estrogenius Festival, Chautauqua Theatre Company; NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, the Juilliard School, SMU in Dallas, A.C.T.’s Acting Conservatory in San Francisco, the Stella Adler Studio, and The Actors Center. She is a Fox Fellowship recipient and attended NYU’s Graduate Director’s Lab where she directed Pinter’s The Collection and Judith Thompson’s The Crackwalker.
Additionally, she works as a voice artist, having recorded over 50 audio books, and teaches acting, improv, games, and audition workshops for Learning-On-Location and Broadway Inside.