Julie Janus Walters
Assistant Professor of the Practice Emerita of Dance

My experience as a former principal dancer with more than 30 years of professional performing experience has greatly informed my development as a teacher, researcher, choreographer, and somatic practitioner. Working with numerous and diverse choreographers, historians and teachers has shaped both my exacting and intimate knowledge of the Joffrey Ballet’s exceptional repertory and informs my own choreographic work and research. My primary work is in choreography, classical and contemporary ballet technique, pointe studies, and the preservation of historical ballets from the twentieth century. My secondary interest is researching and exploring the connections between classical ballet and somatic methods.
Julie is a certified GYROKINESIS®   Instructor  and GYROTONIC®  Apprentice Trainer at Spira Pilates Studio in Carrboro, NC and currently teaches Ballet at The Ballet School of Chapel Hill.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 205 Bivins Building, Durham, NC 27708
  • Box 90686, Durham, NC 27708-0686

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