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Julia Ehrstrand graduated with a Bachelors Degree in dance/teaching from DOCH, University of Circus and Dance in Stockholm. She has also studied at Institut del Teatro in Barcelona and graduated from the ISVP program at DNA in 2009.
Julia has danced for TNSP, Jana Hicks/Marijke Eliasberg, Max Stone, SexyBeastNYC, Carrasco Dance Company and Lane Co Arts among others. Her choreography has been presented in various stages in NYC, Europe and Asia. She has taught at The Juilliard School in NYC, Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Gibney Dance Studio, Peridance Capezio Center, company classes for The Jose Limon Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm, DOCH University of Dance and Circus (Stockholm), Balettakademien (Stockholm), Daily Professional Classes for Danscentrum (Stockholm), Amsterdam School of the Arts (Amsterdam), UiS/ University in Stavanger and at PRODA (Norway), the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive, Ballet Hispanico and SUNY Purchase among other.
Julia recently, along with Max Stone, co-choreographed for the Rainforest Foundation Fund presented at Carnegie Hall. This organization is run by rock musician, Sting, and wife, Trudie Styler, and is devoted to protecting rainforests and their indigenous peoples. Julia was also selected to show her work at Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Festival in NYC 2018 and FIDCDMX in Mexico City.
In 2018 she started EDC/ Ehrstrand Dance Collective (an international dance community) with recent performances in NYC, Mexico City and Taiwan. Julia is also Garuda Apparatus Certified and has worked with Sting, Trudie Styler, Elliot Sumner, Patti Scialfa among others. Julia is currently traveling the throughout the world to teach workshops, classes and choreographing commissioned work and new work.