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Julie Ray

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Department Head
Associate Professor

Julie Ray has 20 years of experience designing scenery for theatre, film and television. She has designed scenery for feature films including Love & Other DrugsAbduction, & 13 Days. Television credits include X-FilesBabylon 5Crusade and various television movies. For live theatre, Julie has designed for PICT Theatre, Quantum Theatre, and Prime Stage in Pittsburgh. She has also designed for museums, theme parks, churches, and retail establishments.

  • M.F.A., University of California, Irving
  • B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Courses Regularly Taught:
Articles Featuring Julie Ray
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 8:28am

Costume Designer Cathy Parrott (MFA 2005) Visit
Sept. 11 @ 11:00AM

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 10:51am

Associate Professor Julie Ray, an established theatre and film practitioner, has been appointed to head the Department of Theatre & Film Studies. The appointment takes effect August 1.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:59pm

Aurora Theatre, co-founded by Department of Theatre & Film Studies alumnus Anthony Rodriguez, will be producing the world-premiere of a new farce by playwright Chris Anthony Ferrer called Swindlers.

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 9:07am

This Spotlight on the Arts event brings together five UGA faculty from the Grady and Franklin Colleges to discuss their recent work on the short film "American Triptych," written and directed by Booker T. Mattison (Entertainment and Media…

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:39am

In collaboration, Kennesaw State University, the University of Georgia, Emory University, and Walton High School will host a series of guest live presentations by top-notch theatre visionaries on Zoom Webinar during the Spring semester of 2021. The guests…

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:29pm

The Southeastern Theatre Conference is a bastion of Theatre networking opportunities for professional theatre practitioners and students alike, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:38am

While the bustling theatre scene in Atlanta has its fair share of artisans, theatres still utilize current UGA faculty and graduate students for their productions, not to mention the alumni who occupy both the spotlight and backstage areas. 

Events with Julie Ray
Fine Arts Theatre
Room 400

My Graduate Students

Nicky Tomlin

MFA Scenic Design

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