Julea’s multi-faceted career includes early years as a dance artist-educator and choreographer, taking her from the east coast where she ran her own studio, to teaching at the School of the Alberta Ballet and Carleton University. Since then, she has led strategic initiatives with the Cultural Development & Initiatives team at the City of Ottawa, and with the City’s award winning Neighbourhood Connection Office.  Julea has also worked with, volunteered and supported numerous arts, cultural and community non-profits in areas such as marketing, strategic planning, stakeholder and community engagement, and organizational development. Julea is a Ryerson Theatre School (Dance) grad and holds an MBA from uOttawa. Current creative pursuits include work as a textile & mixed-media artist, and modern quilt designer. 

Photo: Len St-Aubin