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J U L I A 

K A N E

artist · advocate · teacher

A B O U T   J U L I A

Julia Kane is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer in NYC, currently on Jazz Faculty at Broadway Dance Center, and Peridance Center. She is also the Artistic Director of Canvas Dance Arts, a new dance studio on Long Island intending to bridge the gap between traditional competitive dance and pre-professional training.

Julia holds a BFA in dance, is a graduate of the BDC Professional Semester, and of Long Island HS for the Arts (under direction of Janice Aguilera and Shirlene Blake). As an educator, she has experience working with children as young as preschool age, as well as students of all ages with various physical and developmental disabilities. She has taught and choreographed for many studios in the surrounding NYC area, and for BDC's Children and Teens Program and the Steps Academy Pre-Professional Program. 

With a vast knowledge and training in technical Jazz, Ballet, and Modern, her work emphasizes stylized reach and release on top of a strong technical foundation.

 

In 2021, Julia produced (sun)BURST, a celebratory performance and screening to benefit Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in partnership with BDC. The event was sold out in-person, and raised 5K for MSK Kids Dance and Movement Therapy Programming. In 2019, she choreographed and presented Cultivated Chaos, which sold out twice, and benefitted MSKCC. Julia Kane Dance Collective premiered in 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center (Booking Dance Festival), just one day after Julia's final chemotherapy treatment for Lymphoma.

Outside of the studio, she previously worked for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, where she mentored high school students to become philanthropists and fundraisers, while advocating for the rights and needs of cancer patients and their families. She currently works as a freelance artist in digital content creation and management. 

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Established in 2017, Julia Kane Dance Collective is a project-based dance company comprised of varying artists in the NYC area. 

Most recently, the company presented (sun)BURST in partnership with Broadway Dance Center and in collaboration with artists who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. BURST raised about $5,000 for MSK Kids' dance and movement therapy program.

 

In September 2019, Julia presented a full length show, Cultivated Chaos, to benefit Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as PMT's Artist in Residence. The two sold out performances raised over $1,000 for Dr. Matthew Matasar's Lymphoma Survivorship Program.

Since it's debut at Booking Dance Festival, JKDC has performed at venues all around NYC.

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Julia Kane | Reel 2021

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