Julia Gregory

Playwright Composer Lyricist Librettist

Julia Gregory is a classically trained pianist and musician as well as accomplished award-winning actress, singer, dancer, and composer. As a young pianist, she was a featured violinist with the Sacramento Youth Symphony, was featured piano soloist at the Oakland “Festival of The Masters”, and was a finalist in the San Francisco Baroque Competition, Young Pianist’s Beethoven Competition, and the Northern California Piano Competition. She won the CCPO Concerto Award and the Mendelssohn Society Piano Competition. She went on to study music theory and piano performance at Mount Saint Mary’s College winning the distinguished President’s Award and numerous other academic scholarships. She moved to San Francisco to study with Jeanie Delgado at UC Berkeley. At that time, she began her studies in directing, musical directing, and English Literature graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University. Soon she expanded her focus to include acting and dancing, studying at the prestigious American Conservatory Theatre (San Francisco), Berkeley and Oakland Ballet Schools, and the world re-known San Francisco Ballet Company as well as voice from Pam Fry at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. During her years in the San Francisco Bay Area, she had the great fortune to perform in numerous classical plays and study intently her love of classic literature. Shortly after graduating, Julia moved to New York to study Shakespeare with Stuart Vaughan (Public Theater) and singing with Edward Sayegh.

She worked as a performer in NY for 10 years. While performing on Broadway, she had the incredible opportunity to co-teach the Musical Theatre Performance Class at NYU’s TISCH School of the Arts.  She has also taught at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York and Los Angeles, as well as numerous Master Classes all across America and Japan. She currently has a successful voice studio in Los Angeles.