Julie Cotton, a native of Phoenix, AZ, has been an actor for over 30 years and healer/bodyworker since 2007. She has performed in 75+ improv comedy, stage productions, corporate shows, touring shows, voiceovers, industrials, educational videos, and independent films. She earned her MFA in Acting from Rutgers MGSA and holds a BA in Theater-Emphasis in Education and Vocal performance from Grand Canyon University. You can see Julie on Nickelodeon's 2016 show "Talia in the Kitchen" as Aunt Tilly. She co-facilitated at the ADEC 2016 Conference on How to Use Improv in Grief and Loss Therapy. She is a graduate of Trainer Designs Global Trainer Forum and a Trainer of Improv for Beginners, Acting and Authenticity, and TransActing with Gratitude Training LLC. She founded Next Level Improv, LLC where she has lead Transformational Improv Therapy at recovery facilities, Acting Techniques for Graduate Professors in Mathematics at Princeton, Improv Levels 1-5, How to Teach Improv, Improv Dojo Series and Corporate Team Building Trainings. Recently, she teamed up with GoProv to form Collaborative Improv Arts in Indiana bringing performance and training together. Julie is a Licensed Massage Therapist, CranioSacral Therapist, VortexHealing Practitioner, Certified Pilates instructor, second-degree Black Belt in American Kickboxing and recently a Certified Teacher of Yoga . She enjoys applying healing and theater arts in transformational ways and stands for a world that is loving, joyful and free!
Next Level Improv
I delight in inspiring others to their Creative Agency to live their Highest and Best Lives!