Embodied Experiences


In this episode of DanceCast, Silva interviews Julie Nathanielsz, a dance artist, organizer and bodyworker in Austin eternally interested in connections between sensory perception and design, or how we compose ourselves in life, art and culture from the ground of bodily intelligence. She discusses her recent time in Indonesia on Fulbright, her personal development and history, her work in mixed abilities dance, and her values as a teacher.


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Julie Nathanielsz, MFA, LMT, has taught dance for many years, as well as served as adjunct faculty at Texas State University and Austin Community College. She was a member of the dance-theater company Margery Segal/NERVE (1998-2006) and, from 2007 to 2014, she directed The Meeting Point project. She has also coordinated the on-going mixed-ability project Body Shift, and coproduces with Heloise Gold the Gold Show|Rose Show. Julie’s stage and video work has been presented by Fusebox Festival, No Idea Festival, Musical Bridges Around the World, the David Cohen New Works Festival, Church of the Friendly Ghost, the Blanton Museum, Forklift Danceworks, ElectriCITY Festival (Finland), Srawung Seni Candi (Indonesia), and the American Dance Therapy Association. In 2013 and 2015, she enjoyed a residency at Saaren Kartano in Finland, and was a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. Julie holds an MFA from the University of Texas in Austin, and teaching certifications from the Skinner Releasing Institute.

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To learn more, visit www.julienathanielsz.com.