Julia Crockett is an actor, choreographer, and movement specialist. Crockett coaches artists and individuals of all careers, from established actors to musicians, fashion designers, visual artists and business professionals. She has a unique ability to work with people from all backgrounds and levels of training to unlock creativity, expand capacity for connection, and cultivate a deeper understanding of physical self. She currently teaches conservatory level movement at leading studios and universities across New York City, including the Terry Knickerbocker Studio and Tisch School of the Arts NYU. Crockett also teaches Performance in Design for Parsons MFA students and in 2018 co-founded her own mobile movement studio, Movement for Everybody, which provides drop-in movement classes to the public in both New York City and Los Angeles.
She is a graduate of New York University and studied as an actor in the Meisner Technique under Maggie Flanigan. She was trained in the Williamson Technique under Nathan Flower (TKS, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU) and Danielle Liccardo (Mason Gross School of the Arts). She also received mentorship from Brenna Palughi (Pace, Yale) in the Allan Wayne Work, as developed by Paul Langland.
Crockett is an established director and choreographer, working in live performance and with fashion brands and musicians including Aerial East, Chen Chen and Kai Williams, BODE and Zane Morris of TINT to conceive of movement design for presentations, photoshoots and music videos alike. Her choreographic work has been shown in multiple venues throughout New York City, as well as Los Angeles and San Francisco. She was a 2014 Leimay Fellowship Recipient and has presented work at National Sawdust, Company Gallery, Signal, Jack Chiles Gallery, 99 Scott, Judson Church, Danspace, Haeler Echo, Home Alone 2, Chins Push (LA), and Will Brown (SF). She is a member of Virago Performance Company and performed with Hudson Valley Movement Co.
Most recent acting credits include MindHunter (Netflix, Dir. David Fincher), Outcast (Cinemax, Fox International), Blindspot (NBC), Mr. Robot (USA), Law & Order; Criminal Intent (NBC). She played the title role in Aquila Theater Company’s A Female Philoctetes at BAM Fisher – and later toured the space piece to Athens, Greece, working with Veterans and refugees overseas. She has performed and taught in several correctional facilities throughout the New York, Tri-State area.