Julia Gay

Dancer since 2016.

Julia Gay is an actor, dancer, playwright and stand-up comedian. She is a Chinese adoptee who writes and creates to bridge the vastness between memory, heart and home. Julia completed her B.A. at Macalester College and was the recipient of The Playwrights’ Center’s 2017-18 Many Voices Mentorship. She has been a dancer with Ananya Dance Theatre since 2016, training, performing and touring nationally and internationally with the company. In 2016, as part of Pangea World Theater’s LSA! Emerging Artist Showcase, Julia premiered her one-woman show, motherlanded, exploring her personal narrative as a Chinese adoptee. She will be remounting motherlanded this fall (October 18-27th, 2019) at Dreamland Arts in St. Paul. Learn more about her work at www.juliagay.com.