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 leads Transformational Improv Therapy at recovery facilities, Acting Techniques for Graduate Professors in Mathematics at Princeton, Improv Levels 1-5, How to Teach Improv, and Corporate Team Building Trainings. Julie is a Licensed Massage Therapist, CranioSacral Therapist, VortexHealing Practitioner, Certified Pilates instructor, and second-degree Black Belt in American Kickboxing. She enjoys applying healing and theater arts in transformational ways and stands for a world that is loving, joyful and free!