Julia Breanetta Simpson hails from a small town in North Carolina where she began performing during her formative years. Her professional career began when she was cast in Syracuse Stages’ Production of Death of A Salesman. Julia earned her BFA degree in Musical Theatre at Syracuse University.
Julia has appeared around the country at Regional, Dinner and Stock Theatres and Festivals in such productions as Memories of the Game, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Dreamgirls, For Colored Girls, One Mo’ Time, Purlie, Tintypes, and When The Nightingale Sings. She has appeared in various Off-Broadway Theatres and Cabaret venues in New York City. Julia most recently premiered her Tribute Show to Lena Horne Classy & Sassy and can be seen throughout the Tri-State area in her other one-woman shows and various acting projects.
Julia earned her BFA degree in Musical Theatre at Syracuse University. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA.
Julia’s CD “Here’s To Life!” pays homage to some of the greatest artist of all time, Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, “Duke” Ellington, Thomas “Fats” Waller and Shirley Horne can be found on iTunes, cdbaby.com and Amazon.com. Julia is Founder and Artistic Director of Breanetta Productions.