Sara Juli (she/her) has been creating and performing innovative comedic dance-theater for over two decades. She has been fortunate to tour around the world including American Dance Festival, Performance Space New York, New York Live Arts, Bates Dance Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and many more. Sara’s most recent solo, Burnt-Out Wife is a recipient of Maine Arts Commission support, New England Foundation for the Arts Expeditions Planning grant, a New England Dance Fund grant, a NEST touring grant and National Dance Project in 2019-2021. Sara was the 2017 Maine Fellow for the Performing Arts awarded by the Maine Arts Commission. Sara is the Founder/Director of Surala Consulting, a fundraising consultancy helping non-profits and artists build and execute fundraising strategies. She was awarded the Arts Management Award from Brooklyn Arts Exchange in 2013, and is a frequent administrative mentor and grant panelist for The Boston Foundation’s Next Steps and LAB Programs. She is the Chair of the Bates Dance Festival's Advisory Board, is on the Development Committee at SPACE Gallery, and is an Affiliated Artist of Bates College. She lives in Falmouth, Maine, on the traditional lands of the Wabanaki people, with her husband and two children.
Photo by Brett Deutsch