Julie was a member of the opening cast of the world premiere musical Finding Nemo, performed at Disney's Animal Kingdom's Theatre of the Wild. The show was written by Tony Award-winning Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, writers of Broadway's Avenue Q. Julie also continues to perform regularly at Disney MGM-Studios' Theatre of the Stars as "Belle" in the Beauty and the Beast show.
A Year With Frog And Toad, the inaugural production of the Chicago Children's Theatre, closed on March 5th, 2006 to sold-out audiences and a pictured feature in the Wall Street Journal weekend edition.
In October 2005, Julie performed in a staged reading at Lincoln Center (New York) of the original screenplay, Give and Take, by Gail Golden.
Julie with Michael Cerveris (2004 Tony Award Winner for Best Actor in a Musical, Assassins) in New York City. Michael is currently starring as "Sweeney Todd" alongside Patti Lupone in the Broadway revival of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.
(Scroll to bottom of this page for more pictures of Michael.)
Julie's first CD, "That Thing Called Love," is now available. For those interested in purchasing a copy, more information can be found by clicking the "CD" button.
Julie graduated SUMMA CUM LAUDE from the University of Central Florida Honors College on MAY 2, 2003. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre Performance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Click here to view Alumni Spotlight Feature on Julie.
Julie in New York City with 2004 Tony Award Winner, Michael Cerveris
Julie appeared with Michael in A Little Night Music at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (click here to view production photos and reviews)
Julie in New York City with the legendary Shirley Jones
The Orlando Sentinel described Julie Ruth as "a young Shirley Jones."