Boyd, Julie

Julie Boyd

Julie Boyd


Profile:

Julie Boyd is a freelance actress, director and teacher.  Recent Acting:  Craig Lucas’ Prayer for my Enemy (Long Wharf) directed by Bart Sher, Emily Mann’s Mrs. Packard (McCarter and Kennedy Center) and The Frugal Repast (Abington) directed by Joe Grafasi. NY Acting Credits include The Manwho Came to Dinner (Roundabout/PBS) directed by Jerry Zaks, Noises Off (Bway) directed by Michael Blakemore,   Natl. Tours:  Other People’s Money, Doonesbury;Gemini (Second Stage) directed by Mark Brokaw,  The Hospital Plays (HB Playwrights) directed by Amy Wright, Sweet Talk (MCC) directed by StephenWillems, Freeze Tag (Working Theater)directed by Evan Handler, Hyde and Hollywood (Playwrights Horizons) directed by Gerry Guitterez, Only You (Circle Rep) directed by Ron Lagomarsino and Smell of the Kill (Bway u/s) directed by Chris  Ashley and the Lincoln Center Directing Lab.  Regional Favorites:   She Stoops to Conquer (Long Wharf) directed by Doug Hughes, Street Scene (Williamstown) directed by Michael Grief, Light up the Sky (Goodman) directed by David Petrarca, The Misanthrope,The Piggy Bank and The Imaginary Invalid (Guthrie) all directed by Garland Wright, Gaslight (ACT) directed by Albert Takasaouskus, Lloyd’s Prayer (Louisville) directed by Kenneth Washington, Keely and Du (Louisville and Hartford) Alone at the Beach (Louisville and Bay Street) directed by Gloria Muzio, Playing in Local Bands,Rust and Ruins, Richard II , Much Ado AboutNothing(Yale Rep) Road to Mecca  directed by Amy Saltz.  TV/Film:  The Sopranos, Rescue Me, The Beat, Law and Orders, Daytime Soaps, Dave Chappel pilot, Garrison Keiller’s holiday Radio Show at Town hall, Margaret Mead (PBS), Incident at Crestridge (CBS).  Julie has been a frequent participant at the O’Neill Playwright conference and the 52nd Street Project as well as Sundance and Shendoah Conferences.  Julie has directed Bill Mastrosimone’s Blinding Light (Passage Theatre World Premiere) Jessica Goldberg’s The Hunger Education and Madeline George’s The Zero Hour (O’Neill Playwrights), Will Dunn’s How I Became an Interesting Person (International Theater Festival in Pula, Croatia).  Romulus Linny’s Coda, Julie McKee’s A Backward Glance (EST) McKee’s  Millennium Madness and Jill, on a Recliner Reading (HBPlaywrights), Michael Weller’s Loose Ends (Guthrie Experience) AD for Shepard’s Simpatico (Guthrie). John Olive’s Voice of thePrairie.  Kari Floren’s A Late Supper (offbway) MCC Summer Play Party.   Actor Training Programs:  Bus Stop (NYU’s Tisch Graduate Acting), Mad Forest and Grapes of Wrath (Yale Drama School), Thyestes (ACT’s training school), Angels in America and Pains of Youth  Fordham University) Picnic  (Guthrie BFA at U of MN) SubUrbia (University of Utah), The Importance of BeingEarnest (Stella Adler), and 5th of July (The Actor’s Center).  Julie has taught at Fordham University Lincoln Center and the Bronx, Westminster Choir College, Queensborough Community College, NYU Playwrights Horizon School, National Theatre Institute, and the University of Utah.  BFA University of Utah, MFA Yale Drama School.   2003 Fox Foundation Acting Recipient.


 
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