Julia Garlisi is a nationally and internationally acclaimed dance artist, performer and choreographer based in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre Professional Training Program. She performed and danced extensively as a company member of Dancetheatre David Earle for over 15 years. Currently, Julia is an active member of Portal Dance where she has the opportunity to perform new and remounted choreographic works of Janet Johnson throughout Southern Ontario. Independently, Julia has had the pleasure of performing and working with Denise Duric, Newton Moraes, Suzette Sherman, Lacey Smith, Imageo Artworks, Toronto Heritage Dance and The Niagara Dance Company. Choreographically, her work has been commissioned for the Guelph Dance Festival, Stratford Spring Works Indie Theatre & Art Festival, Dancetheatre David Earle, The Suzuki String School, Dusk Dances Hamilton, Art Spin Hamilton, Short&Sweet (Guelph) and Internationally (Austria, Germany, Italy) for the SIBA Ballet Workshop Gala Performance Tour.