Julia Garcia Combs (SAG/AFTRA) is a performing artist and producer working in theater, film, performance art, puppetry, and dance.
Julia is an Ensemble Member with LA's funkiest hyper-theatre company, the Rogue Artists Ensemble. Her work with the company includes the ovation award winning production Hyperbole:origins, Shakespeare(ish), Candide (collaboration with the Long Beach Opera), Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin (collaboration with East West Players), and Senor Plummers' Final Fiesta (commissioned by the City of West Hollywood).
Julia is a full-time Puppeteer, Storyteller and Educator at the Skirball Cultural Center. At the Skirball Julia has developed and performed programs for the renowned children's space, Noah's Ark, including creating original performances for the annual Puppet Festival and Summer Performance Series, The Whole World is a Narrow Bridge, an interactive dance theater piece performed in the Noah's Ark galleries, Action Theater for the Build a Better World program.
In her film work, Julia has received critical acclaim (Variety, Rotten Tomatoes) and a Best Actress Award for her role in the Indie Feature Nothing Special in which she stars opposite the late Karen Black and Emmy Award-winner Barbara Bain. Her films are available on Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Julia is the Co-Creator of Libre Films, an independent production company seeking to produce entertaining films that transport audiences into unique worlds through visual and imaginative storytelling. Libre Films is committed to creating equitable films that push artists boundaries as storytellers by expanding perspectives through research, collaboration and multidisciplinary experimentation.
Julia Garcia Combs has a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Boston University as well as extensive training in a variety of physical theater practices. Special skills include puppetry, contact improv, Grotowski technique, clown, mask work, Viewpoints and on camera acting. Other skills include producing, coordinating, painting, drawing, papier-mache, baking, teaching and asking questions.