JULIE CARDIA has been called “a comedic leading lady in the tradition of Ethel Merman, Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett. With her energetic, expressive presence and refined sensibility, she is definitely one to watch." Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Julie is a midwestern gal at heart! After moving to New York City in 2001 with her twin sister Janna, Julie began working in theaters all across the country, appearing alongside KATHY LEE GIFFORD in the 30TH ANNIVERSARY BROADWAY NATIONAL TOUR OF ANNIE, directed by MARTIN CHARNIN. She also appeared in the NETworks' limited holiday Broadway run of Annie at MADISON SQUARE GARDEN in NYC. Julie has received awards and nominations for her performances in Guys and Dolls and The Secret Garden (STAGES ST. LOUIS – KEVIN KLINE AWARD NOM), Anything Goes (BROADWAY WORLD AWARD: BEST ACTRESS@ Stages St. Louis, MERRY-GO-ROUND PLAYHOUSE – SALT AWARD NOM), No No Nanette (SALT AWARD NOM), Legally Blonde (STAGE SCENE LA AWARD WINNER), and The Diary of Anne Frank (IRENE RYAN AWARD NOM). Julie recently had the honor of appearing alongside SHIRLEY JONES AND PATRICK CASSIDY in the tour of THE MUSIC MAN: IN CONCERT. Other credits include the NATIONAL TOUR OF THE WIZARD OF OZ, directed by Broadway and Ringling Brothers Circus director, PHILIP WILLIAM MCKINLEY, the OFF-BROADWAY productions of Promenade (NEW WORLD STAGES) and Panama Hattie (Musicals Tonight!), numerous productions at SACRAMENTO MUSIC CIRCUS, OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSE, WESTCHESTER BROADWAY, MUSICAL THEATRE WEST, FLORIDA STUDIO THEATER, THE FIRESIDE THEATER, tons of commercials and the films "Autumn Mixtape," "Inventing a Laugh" and the short film, "Hawt Yoga." In 2014 Julie received her MFA in Acting from California State University, Fullerton and now resides in Glendale,CA with her long time love, Mickey Fisher. Julie is represented by THE ROSTER AGENCY in NYC.