Artist in Residence

Julie, originally from Baltimore, MD, has been a go-go dancer in a cage in a night club, a showgirl in Atlantic City, a backup dancer for Richard Marx, a magician’s assistant, a teeny bopper in 3 John Waters’s films, a tap dancing book on television, and a professional modern dancer. She moved to Vermont 12 years ago with her husband Dave and daughter Ella. She is on the dance faculty at University of Vermont and part of Dance Tramp, a collective of Vemont-based experimental dance artists. She also holds over 1000 hours of yoga certifications, including adaptive yoga for adults and children, restorative yoga, yoga Nidra, Bikram yoga and Svadhyaya (study of self) Yoga. Currently, she is enrolled in the 200 hour foundations of Ayurveda program at the Vermont Center of Ayurveda. She has been practicing and teaching yoga for 20 years. Julie maintains a blog and is working on an essay collection about her unique parenting experience. Most importantly, she is mother to Ella the Great and Emanuel Blessing.

Julie Peoples-Clark, Artist in Residence, UVM Dance Program

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

contemporary dance; musical theatre styles; ballet; somatics


Courses Taught

DNCE 011 - Contemporary Dance I

DNCE 021 - Ballet I

DNCE 095 - Pilates

DNCE 095 - Yoga for Dancers