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|Member Since||March 29, 2021|
|Bio||JULIA PAL www.juliapal.ca • Bach. Of Landscape Architecture ( University of Toronto ) • B.Ed Queen’s University • A.R.C.T Speech Arts & Drama, Royal Conservatory of Music • Humber College Jazz Program ( vocal ) Julia earned her A.R.C.T in Speech Arts and Drama from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and was awarded the gold medal at the diploma level. After graduating from the University of Toronto, she performed in children’s theatre and collaborated with other theatre artists on several original shows. She later earned her Bachelor of Education in drama and visual art from Queen’s University and then went on to pursue her interest in singing and graduated from the Humber College jazz program. Julia has been active as a teacher and and workshop leader for over 30 years with the Royal Conservatory of Music, Learning Through the Arts, Kingsway Conservatory of Music, and the Toronto District School Board conducting classes in creative drama, improvisation, scene study and speech arts. She also continues to coach privately, adjudicate for speech arts festivals across Canada and is a member of the RCM College of Examiners for Speech Arts and Drama. In addition to her teaching commitments, Julia remains active as a theatre artist, storyteller and singer. She released two CDs in 2014. On the Frail Gesture project, Julia was both composer and vocalist. She set 8 poems by E.E. Cummings to music. The pieces were arranged by Andrew Downing for voice, piano, cello, violin, clarinet, flute and percussion. On her second CD, Imprint, Julia sings a selection of jazz standards accompanied by piano and bass. As a teacher she is dedicated to helping students build self-confidence, increase their expressive skills and develop strong techniques for oral presentation through speech arts and drama activities.|
|Other Memberships||• Arts & Letters Club member • member College of Examiners, Royal Conservatory of Music ( Speech Arts & Drama )|
|Genres||Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Childrens Books, Drama, Fiction, Freelance, Nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Scriptwriting, Short Stories, Young Adult|