- Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
- Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
San Francisco Ballet School
- Company Membership
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2013
Promoted to soloist in 2016
Julia Rowe created roles in Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2016, Liang’s The Infinite Ocean, Lopez Ochoa’s Guernica, Tomasson’s Caprice, Scarlett’s Hummingbird, and Thatcher’s Otherness. She has danced principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq, Giselle’s Friends, and Solo Wili), Haffner Symphony (soloist), Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Ballerina Doll, and Spanish), Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats), The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Generosity and Enchanted Princess/Bluebird), and Swan Lake (Act 1 pas de trois, Cygnets, and Neapolitan); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Cupid and Kitri’s Friends); Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends, Brides, Spinner, and Jesterettes), Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Serenade, and Theme and Variations (soloist); Caniparoli’s Ibsen’s House (“A Doll’s House”), Lambarena (principal), and Tears (principal); Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; Possokhov’s Fusion (principal); Scarlett’s Frankenstein (Justine Moritz); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Stepsister Clementine and Spirit of Spring/Lightness), Ghosts (demi-soloist), and Rush (1st movement soloists).
Julia’s repertory includes Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, The Four Temperaments, Rubies, and the 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Millepied’s The Chairman Dances—Quartet for Two; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Maelstrom; Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Possokhov’s Firebird; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy; Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries; Thatcher’s Ghost in the Machine, Manifesto, and Stone and Steel; and Tomasson’s Prism and Trio.
Julia danced the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker at San Jose Dance Theatre in San Jose, California, in December 2017. In 2010, she was nominated for a Princess Grace Award.