Julie Pasqual is a self-proclaimed “creativity junky” whose first art form was dance. After graduating from New York City’s High School of Performing Arts, she danced and sang in numerous musicals across the country and Off Broadway. She has acted in everything from Shakespeare to the work of young playwrights in NYC high schools. Along the way, she learned stilt walking. clowning, American Sign Language, and how to tell stories.
Julie’s storytelling work encompasses all her skills as a performing artist, as she brings every aspect of a story to life. Her stories have been heard in such venues as the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the New Jersey Storytelling Festival, and in schools, libraries, bookstores, hospitals, radio, and private events across the try-state area. She has told stories internationally in Argentina, Thailand, China, Ireland, and Dubai. Julie is also a teaching artist for International School Theatre Association, taking her to Brussels, Jamaica, China, Taiwan, and the UK. When not telling stories, Julie works as a hospital clown at Harlem Hospital, and has traveled to Haiti with Clowns Without Borders, where she performed in refugee camps and orphanages.