JULIE OSBURN

PROFESSIONAL CAREER


WRITING AND DIRECTING

2020: Novel: Beyond The Pale              

2014    Memoir: A Texan in Burgundy    

2005 Play: Things Just Change               

        Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles 

        (Wrote and Directed) 

1992-2000 

Larry Moss Studio, Los Angeles 

Play: Wind Sheers

          (Wrote, directed)

Play: Personal Mythologies                    

         (Wrote, directed & performed)

Play: Spirits of 1913*                       

         (Wrote and directed) 

*Note: Spirits is a historical play with music based on the Madison Square Garden pageant of the striking silk factory workers in Paterson New Jersey. The songs are taken directly from the I.W.W. Songbook. 

Teleplays:

Guiding Light, Another World, Proctor and Gamble Productions

 L.A. Theater Works

Spirits of 1913 and Wind Sheers  

Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles  

Play: Scars                           

        (Wrote & co-starred)

ACTING

FILM

2003 

Intolerable Cruelty                     

           Coen Brothers 

           Imagine Entertainment

The Girl Next Door                     

           New Regency

                            

TELEVISION

Gilmore Girls                             

           Warner Brothers

The Practice                      

           David Kelly Productions

2002                       

ER                                   

           Amblin Productions 

2001                       

Chicago Hope                           

           David Kelly Productions 

High Incident                     

           Dreamworks Productions

1998                       

Equal Justice                   

          Thomas Carter Productions 

1984 – 87, 1990-91         

Another World                          

           Proctor & Gamble 


THEATRE

1987

West End             

High Society                     

            Victoria Palace Theatre 

Toronto      

Sweet Bird of Youth                  

            Royal Alexandra Theatre

1984 

Off B’dway         

Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii        

             Theatre Off Park 

1982                      

Playing With Fire                           

             Roundabout Theatre 


U.S. Regional Theatre

1983                      

Oh Boy!                             

           Goodspeed Opera House 

Candide                              

           Arena Stage          

1982                      

Undiscovered Country               

           Arena  Stage 

1979                      

A Midsummer Night’s Dream  

Henry IV, Pt. I      

          Shakespeare Festival of Dallas 

                

TEACHING 

2019 – Higher Education Teaching

Associate Director/Lecturer in Drama 3rd Year Production, University of East Anglia

1996 – 2006 Professional Teaching

Founded The Actors In Process Studio in Los Angeles. Taught scene work, musical theatre performance and audition, acting technique breakdown, script analysis, and audition preparation for stage and on-camera. 

*** Also a voice coach for stage and film performance and singing for a range

     of styles.



HIGHER EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

 

Higher Education:

2020                     

PhD in Creative-Critical Writing, UEA 

2013                     

MA Creative Non-Fiction, UEA 

1978                     

BA in Speech and Drama, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Professional Acting Training:

1992-2006  Larry Moss

1978-1984  Uta Hagen 

1978  Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts (Summer) 

Professional Voice Training:

2005  Patsy Rodenburg Voice and Shakespeare workshops

1978 – 2006  Marianne Chalis (Joan Lader Technique),  Marge Rivingston,

Tom Helm, Paul Gavert, Nate Lam 

  (professional voice coaches)