Meet Julia Tobey
Studio Founder, Vocal Harmony Expert, Theatre & Screen Audition Technique, Music Director, Director, Choreographer, Business & Marketing Instructor
Julia Tobey is thrilled to be back home in Colorado after 15 years living and performing all over the world.
After graduating from Eaglecrest High School and earning her Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice with minors in theatre and dance from the University of Northern Colorado in 2001, she worked as a professional singer / dancer / actor / model / director / writer / producer and calligrapher in NYC, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Nashville, Orlando, Toronto and aboard cruise ships.
Some favorite off-Broadway, TV, film and regional theatre performing credits include: TWELFTH NIGHT (Olivia), original cast MODROCK THE MUSICAL (Gillian), ABC pilot ST FRANCIS (Kandi) GUIDING LIGHT (Sally) ALL MY CHILDREN (Cynthia) *HAIRSPRAY (Velma) - *Henry Award Nominee, BEAUTY & THE BEAST (Belle) BRIGADOON (Fiona) INTO THE WOODS (The Baker’s Wife) and CABARET (Frenchie).
Julia completed five Principal Singer / Dancer and Vocal Captain contracts with Disney Cruise Line, Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland including the original cast of VILLAINS TONIGHT! (Cruella DeVil).
With her international touring act, The Beverly Belles, Julia has opened for Meghan Trainor, Katharine McPhee and Seth MacFarlane, appeared numerous times on Hallmark’s “Home & Family” TV show, and is a headlining act aboard Disney Cruise Line and Cunard ships and arts centers across the country.
Julia is Founder of Give 5 Productions, Inc. and (pre-COVID) worked full-time as a professional singer, music director and theatrical and corporate entertainment producer.
In 2016, Disney hired Julia to create, produce, triple cast, choreograph, direct, costume and maintain The Silver Lake Sisters. This live enhancement ran five shows a day for several months in Anaheim’s Hollywood Tower of Terror’s lobby before the attraction closed.
She is executive producing MAMMA MIA! at Parker Arts - delayed to Summer 2021 because of COVID-19.
As a small business owner, Julia has built and sold two divisions of her company: Party Singers NYC sold to Songful Artists in 2014 and Rockslide, a 10 piece Colorado based Top 40 corporate and wedding variety band sold to Mannequin the Band in 2019.
Oh, and she’s a big ol’ nerd who loves to laugh. Let's play!