Julie Becker is a theatre artist whose work primarily focuses on embodied research and ensemble performance. She is interested in hidden natures, collective unconscious, knowing through the body, and connection with nature.
Julie’s work is informed by training with artists from Polish laboratory theatre lineage, including Rena Mirecka, The Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards, Pere Sais, Teatr Zar, Teatr Piesn Kozla, and Double Edge Theatre. Her work draws upon butoh, primal movement practices, dance, martial arts, polyphonic singing, and traditional songs. She holds an MA in Ensemble Theatre from Rose Bruford College in conjunction with Teatr Piesn Kozla. Julie has taught classes and workshops in physical intelligence and relational games, and physical theatre practice.
She is a member of RE^ATHETA, an international group of artists focused on developing embodied relational practice, embodied theatre practices, and physical intelligence. She is also a member of the NYC Seed Group, which is in collaboration with the Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards.