Julie is an actor, singer, narrator and host. In recent years, some of her theatrical acting roles have included the Fairy Godmother in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense.
She’s written and composed Whisper, a stage musical about a rock singer who permanently loses her voice. She did a table reading of it in Santa Monica, CA on June 24, 2023! She’s searching for interested theaters to do a full production. See show website HERE.
She composed a Christmas concert of original holiday music with Diego Hellewell, the Big American Winter Holiday Musical Spectacular (BAWHMS), which they perform live in Los Angeles each year. Check out The Quarantine Album, available for streaming and download at major online retailers.
Her latest short film, Moving Day, won an Award of Recognition from the IndieFEST film awards and a Special Mention at Global Shorts, and played in other festivals around the world. Intrusion, another short film she starred in, played in two film festivals in 2015, winning the audience choice award in Los Angeles. Other short films can be found in the short film gallery of this site.
Julie sings all over Los Angeles on recordings, soundtracks, and local religious services – her current vocal residencies are at Westwood Hills Congregational Church in Westwood, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Brentwood, and Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Mid-City. She conducts the San Fernando Valley Chorale in two concerts a year and Christmas carols all over southern California during the holiday season. She has also recorded music for various trailer libraries, so you’ve likely heard her voice (the highest one!) on trailers, commercials, television shows and more.
Julie is a producer, writer and director.
She has produced many short films and music videos. She has written two spec pilots and eight feature-length spec scripts. Her production company, Red Tape Productions, is actively involved in producing short films, music videos, and albums of comedy Christmas music from the Big American Winter Holiday Musical Spectacular, which she co-wrote with Diego Hellewell.
Her latest short film, Moving Day, won an Award of Recognition from the IndieFEST Film Awards and a Special Mention at Global Shorts in the spring of 2018. It had its world premiere at the I Will Tell International Film Festival in London September 1st, with another showing at the companion festival in Florida in December. Julie wrote, produced and directed the film.
She’s a produced writer, with multiple short films and music videos to her name. More details can be found on her Writing page in the Experience tab. Please contact Julie for more details.
She has also directed short films and music videos, many of which are in the Short Films gallery. Her various resumes can be found on this site as well.
Julie has established a presence in the world of audiobooks. She narrates and produces them herself.
She has twenty-four on the market – a complete listing with links can be found on the audiobook page in the gallery. Her most recent releases are Dustin’s Decision, part 5 of the Devya’s Children series, by Julie C. Gilbert, and Earth’s Melody, a light sci-fi novel Julie co-wrote with Julie C. Gilbert.
Look for them all on Amazon, Audible or iTunes! Many of them are promoted on the Audiobook Edge newsletter. To get an email when new books come out, sign up here:
Julie is a sought-after musical arranger. Her choral arrangements have been performed all over the world. As a singer’s arranger, she is able to create charts both beautiful to listen to and a joy to perform. She also publishes easy piano solos and duets for the beginning piano student through her production company. Check out a listing of her arrangements HERE.