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Julia Izumi is a playwright and performer. Her plays have been performed and developed at the New Ohio Theater, Dixon Place, WOW Café Theatre, Martin E. Segal Center, the New York Society Library, Williamstown Theatre Festival, A-Squared Theatre Workshop, Chicago Dramatists, Ugly Rhino Productions, Cloud City with Fresh Ground Pepper (2015 PlayGround PlayGroup Residency), 4th Street Theatre with The Habitat Theatre Company, Variations Theatre Group, Ingenue Theatre, ESPA at Primary Stages, and Tufts University, where she earned her B.A. in Drama. She is a proud member of the BMI Librettists Workshop, the Beehive Collective, and the Artistic Committee of The Brewing Dept. She was granted a 2015 First Floor Studio Residency at HB Studio with director Logan Reed. Her play Meet Murasaki Shikibu Followed by Book-Signing, and Other Things was presented at the 2016 Great Plains Theatre Conference and in the 2016 NY International Fringe Festival. As a performer, she has performed at and with HERE, Dixon Place, Incubator Arts, Mabou Mines, Lust & Liberty, Batallion Theatre, Communal Spaces with The Motor Company, and Williamstown Theatre Festival among others. She has also worked with Samuel French, The New York Neo-Futurists, Signature Theatre Company, and the Under the Radar Festival at the Public Theatre.

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