Julia Ehrstrand graduated with a Bachelors Degree in dance/teaching from DOCH/University of Circus and Dance(Stockholm), She has also studied at Institut del Teatro(Barcelona) and graduated from the ISVP program at DNA 2009. Since coming to New York in 2007, she has danced for TNSP, Jana Hicks/Marijke Eliasberg, Max Stone, Abe Abraham, Carrasco Dance Company, Destiny Bergwall, Collective Noir among others. In 2010 she choreographed a piece together with Akiko Tomikawa for the Joffrey School of Ballet Summer Intensive. Her choreography has been presented at DOCH in Stockholm and other festivals in Sweden. She has been teaching at The Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm, DOCH(Stockholm), Balettakademien(Stockholm), Daily Professional Classes for Danscentrum (Stockholm), Amsterdam School of the Arts(Amsterdam), UiS/ University in Stavanger(Norway) and classes at the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive, Ballet Hispanico, Peridance, DNA, Steps on Broadway and at Conneticut Dance Conservatory. Julia has also been dancing/choreographing/teaching in China, Uganda and Ethiopia. Julia has also assisted Max Stone in NYC and in Norway and assisted TNSP in Europe and NYC.
Julia teaches a contemporary class, a fusion of diffrent styles. My focus is to find an organic way of moving and at the same time challenge your technique and find your maximum range of movement.