Julie-anne loves sharing dance with everyone by connecting audiences to dance in non-traditional venues, mentoring next generation artists, and more recently experimenting with dance in digital realms.
In 2001, Julie-ann co-founded the company and kicked off the series Dances for a Small Stage in Vancouver. Since then, Julie-anne has she has produced over 50 installments of the series Dances for a Small Stage in Vancouver, including three installments at the The National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Julie-anne’s background in includes a degree in dance combined with technical theatre from York University and an internship in dance stage management at The Banff Centre. Saroyan has had the pleasure of working with many dance artists and companies including Ballet BC, Margie Gillis, Emily Molnar and Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot.
Julie-ann is dedicated to creating and producing innovative and accessible new dance works through collaborations with dance artists, musicians and technologists.
Faciltating: Dancer Safety Roundtable