Julia Dickson

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Julia is a theatre administrator, producer and educator who is currently working with Studio 180 as their Development Officer. She has worked previously with YPT, Theatre Passe Muraille and with the Festival Players of Prince Edward County. Julia has a degree in Arts Administration and Cultural Management from Humber College, as well as her Bachelor’s of Education with a focus on Artist in the Community Education and her BAH in Drama and French Studies from Queen’s University. She is absolutely thrilled to be back at YPT and to be a Drama School Instructor once again!

Q&A with Julia

Name your favourite YPT production:

My favourite YPT shows are Antigone:方 from this past season or The Secret Garden from a couple of seasons ago (I just can’t choose!)

Describe your favourite Drama School memory:

My favourite Drama School memory involves being a part of the very first read-through of a script that I had helped create. There’s nothing like seeing an idea come to life!

What would the central theme of a play written about you be?

The central theme of a play about me would be that you should work hard and dream big, but never forget to be little silly along the way.

As the 2019/20 Season theme is the Seven Ancestral Teachings, what is something you appreciate about Toronto and why?

I appreciate that Toronto is right next to Lake Ontario, because it reminds me of home and growing up surrounded by water. Also, it reminds me to cherish how lucky I am to have access to clean water every single day, and to do what I can to help everyone gain that access.