Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from DePauw University, with an eclectic background of performance and public speaking experience.  She has been teaching children in a formal setting for almost 20 years.  From teaching in a 2nd grade classroom to kickstarting a year-round youth theatre program in her hometown of Frankfort, she has acquired a unique base of knowledge and skills in teaching theatre to all ages.  Throughout her combined 13 years of youth theatre experience, she has developed a “Drama-in-Literacy” curriculum that she takes into K-6 classrooms, using theatre exercises and concepts to reinforce literacy skills.  Her theatre background includes a collegiate state-wide touring drama troupe, professional summer stock theatre, 20 years of directing experience, and multitude of civic theatre performances in both Washington State and Indiana. 

private coaching

Spring Session

by appointment

Ages 8-Adult

Registration Fee:  $25/30-minute session

Need help preparing a monologue for auditions?  Want feedback preparing a speech?  Need to polish up your presentation skills?  Work with our Director of Education and Outreach for a private coaching session to help you prepare with confidence and bring your best foot forward!


Held at Civic Theatre or remotely.

Contact Julie:  julie@lafayettecivic.org to book your 30 minute session today!