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Julia Discenza

Julia began her training in Connecticut. She attended Barnard College and received a degree in biology and dance. There she appeared in works by Sidra Bell, Larry Keigwin, Bill Young, Andrea Miller and more. She has performed professionally with Colleen Thomas Dance, Clifton Brown, NathanTrice/RITUALS Dance Theater, Trainor Dance, and Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup.

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