Julie Schmidt Andreasen
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 a post-secondary preparatory boarding school, Gunslevholm, Denmark. Since January 2014 she has been artist-in-residence at Clarence Mews, London. She has taught contemporary dance at dance festivals, kindergartens, elderly homes and educational institutions. The latest workshops Branches and Bones took place in Vallø Castle Park, DK. She teaches paintformance at Morley College.
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. She has been in work directed by fine artists, shown at Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Zabludowicz Collection, Royal College of Arts and London Film Festival.
Her choreographies often involve live music and sculptural imagery. Pieces have been performed in Robin Howard Theatre, UK, Skagens Museum, Denmark, Palladium Theatre, Sweden, amongst other. She regularly works with filmmaker Paul Vernon. The film The Body Canvas was screened at Zealous X Art Festival, London.
She enjoys facilitating laboratories and creates events where fine artists, musicians and movers perform together.