Julia Gay is an actor, dancer, poet, playwright, and teaching artist. She completed her B.A. at Macalester College, studying American Studies, Urban Studies, and Theatre. She is in her third season as a dancer with Minneapolis based professional dance company, Ananya Dance Theatre (ADT). Julia is the recipient of The Playwrights' Center's 2017-18 Many Voices Mentorship and was one of five artists awarded the 2016-17 Creative Changemakers Apprenticeship by The DIAL Group. She was a collaborator and ensemble member with physical theatre ensemble, Transatlantic Love Affair, on Promise Land, a devised work that premiered at the Guthrie Theatre in January 2017. In May 2016, as part of Pangea World Theater's Lake Street Arts! Emerging Artist Showcase, Julia premiered her one-woman show, "motherlanded," exploring her personal narrative as a Chinese adoptee. Learn more at juliagay.com.