Juliana Utz holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree from The College at Brockport, State University of New York where she specialized in Dance Performance and Choreography. She also received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Dance Education from Radford University in Virginia. She lives in Boston where she is artistic director of Turning Key Dance, performing and presenting her choreography nationally and internationally.
Her work has recently been showcased at the American School in Switzerland, The Commonwealth Ballet Company and at the Rochester Fringe Festival 2012-2014. She currently works at Acton School of Ballet and Andover Center for the Performing Arts teaching ballet, modern, contemporary ballet and choreography classes.
Juliana is the director of the contemporary ballet program at Acton School of Ballet and is a guest choreographer for Commonwealth Ballet Company in Boston. She also dances for bi coastal company VVWdance under the direction of Vanessa Van Warmer, and has recently performed at the Pasadena Dance Festival, Ticino en Danza Festival in Switzerland, Core Project Chicago, and the DUMBO Festival NYC. Juliana has also studied and performed with Mariah Maloney Dance, performing at Jacobs Pillow and the Rochester Fringe Festival.