Julie Schmidt Andreasen is a Danish choreographer, performer and educator. Her interest in cross-art has led to collaborations involving film, paint, dance, photography and music. She is educated from Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School and has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from London Contemporary Dance School.
Currently she is teaching contemporary dance at Gunslevholm, Denmark and paintformance at Morley College, London. Since January 2014 she has been artist-in-residence at Clarence Mews, London. She has taught dance in festivals, kindergarten, elderly homes and educational institutions. The latest workshops Branches and Bones took place in Vallø Castle Park, DK.
As a performer she danced for Itamar Serussi, Rick Nodine, Grounded Dance Company, Sasha Roubicek, Ari Rosenzweig and Mansoor Ali. She has performed in short films, contemporary dance pieces, opera, concerts, live art installations and the Olympic Opening Ceremony, 2012. Her choreographies often involve live music and sculptural imagery and have been performed in UK, Denmark and Sweden. Julie performed in Le Collectif’s Open Lab at the Pit Theatre, Barbican, 2014.
photo courtesy Alicia Clarke