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"Be the change that you wish to see in the world."

Julia Cuppy



Tel:‪(619) 631-8368‬

Thank you to the students and staff of Grants Pass High School




Theatre Arts with Emphasis in Musical Theatre

     San Diego State University, School of Theatre, Television and Film


Theatre and English Education

     Southern Oregon University, School of Education


Theatre with Emphasis in Performance

Minor in English Education

     Southern Oregon University, School of Theatre


Summer Intensive Musical Theatre Professional Program

     CAP21, New York City, New York

Instructional Experience


Acting for Non-Majors 

Acting One

Classical Styles of Acting

Auditioning Techniques 

Voice and Speech for the Actor

Movement for the Actor - Laban, Viewpoints, Alexander

Script Analysis for the Actor

Stage Make up for the Actor

Musical Theatre Dance - Beg./Int. Tap

History of Musical Theatre 

Acting for Musical Theatre 

Technical Theatre Fundamentals

Theatre Design Fundamentals

Stage Management Fundamentals


Arts Integration Strategies 

Educational Theatre Pedagogy

Theatre for Young Audiences 


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Professional Experience
Director of Theatre
Grants Pass High School
2021 - present
CTE Theatre Teacher & Director 
Patrick Henry High School
2020 - 2021
La Jolla Playhouse 
Teaching Artist 
2020 - present
La Jolla Playhouse 
Director of Education & Outreach 
2019 - 2020
La Jolla Playhouse 
Associate Director of Education & Outreach

2016 - 2018

San Diego State University 
Lecturer of Musical Theatre History, Acting I, Acting for Non-Majors

Fall 2014 - Spring 2017

La Jolla Playhouse
Teaching Artist and Interim Educational Coordinator

2015 - 2016

Grants Pass School District, Grants Pass High School 
Producing Artistic Director, Theatre Teacher, Thespian Troupe Director

2013 - 2014

Jackson County School District, Eagle Point High School
Producing Artistic Director, Theatre Teacher, Thespian Troupe Director

2008 - 2013


2010 - present

2010 - present

Current Memberships & Committees

Educational Theater Arts Association

Musical Theatre Educators Alliance

California Educational Theatre Association

Arts Education Resource Organization - Governance and Professional Development Committee 

San Diego Creative Youth Development Network 

Theatre for Young Audiences USA

Actors Equity Association

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JCSD #9 Outstanding Teacher of 2011

Rising Arts Leader of San Diego Grant Recipient




E.D.T.A. New Teacher Grant             Ford Scholar

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