Julia Gay is a Minneapolis based writer and performer. She received her B.A. from Macalester College, studying American Studies, Urban Studies, and Theatre. Julia is a dancer with professional dance company, Ananya Dance Theatre, and was one of five artists awarded the 2016-2017 Creative Changemakers Apprenticeship by The DIAL Group. She was a collaborator and ensemble member with physical theatre ensemble, Transatlantic Love Affair, on Promise Land, a devised work that premiered at the Guthrie Theatre in January 2017. In May 2016, as part of Pangea World Theater's Emerging Artist Series, Julia premiered her one-woman show, motherlanded, exploring her personal narrative as a Chinese adoptee.