Julie is a creative Broadway Producer, based in New York City. She is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute's 14-week producing intensive, and was recently in the top five for the Columbia University's T. Fellowship for creative producing -- she is currently developing the project she pitched. Julie was thrilled to make her Broadway debut as a Co-Producer on An American in Paris (currently running at The Palace Theatre through January 1st) -- the 1st National Tour will launch in Fall 2016 and the West End production will open Spring 2017. She recently conceptualized and produced Performers4Peace, a benefit concert for Forest Whitaker's foundation (Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative) featuring performances by 21 seasoned Broadway actors, an 11-piece orchestra and The Broadway Dreams Foundation Choir -- the proceeds benefited WPDI's work in South Sudan. Upcoming projects include The Tap Dance Kid. She was previously a Co-Producer on Hughie (Broadway), Dames at Sea (Broadway), Peter & the Starcatcher (1st National Tour), an Associate Producer on Dreamgirls (National Tour), the Locations Manager for the web series "Submissions Only" and the Associate Producer of the University of Southern California Alumni Association's Tommy Awards. Julie is a member of The Broadway League and the League's Legislative Council, where she helped pass a bill that gives Broadway the same tax breaks afforded to Film & TV.
She grew up performing in musical theatre throughout Southern California. Julie was a member of The Young Americans for numerous years, performing on a National Music Outreach Tour which focused on strengthening music programs. Inspired by her work with The Young Americans, she recently created "Broadway Day" where she took 25 of her Broadway performer friends across the river to Brooklyn's P.S. 221 to show the underserved students the importance of education and teach them how to sing, dance and act.
Julie is also the owner of Boardman Productions, LLC -- a promotional marketing + event staffing agency based in New York City, with reach nationwide -- where she works with some of the nation's leading brands. Previously she worked in various facets of the entertainment industry, from A&R Administration at Jive Records to the music department at Lionsgate to literary management at Anonymous Content to performing on the National Tour of 42nd Street.
Julie is a proud graduate of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California (B.S. Music Industry, 2004). Since moving to the city, she has been highly involved with the USC Alumni Association -- Julie served as the Vice President of Program Development and Event Director for the USC Alumni Club of New York, and on the advisory committee for the University's Alumni Leadership Conference. Julie was honored to receive the Widney Alumni Volunteer Award and the Spirit of Troy Award for her contributions. Over the years she has been on the host committee for various charity events, including charity: water and Roots & Wings. She resides in the West Village, and enjoys painting in her spare time.