JULIE ATLAS MUZ hails from Detroit and is a consistent innovator in the NYC theater scene. A Whitney Biennial Artist, A Valencia Biennial Artist, Ethyl Eichelberger Award Recipient, Lambent Fellow, and a Franklin Furnace Artist, Julie has won the titles: Miss Exotic World, Miss Coney Island and Queen of the Mermaid Parade. In a first for contemporary Burlesque artists, Julie has an ongoing franchise of her award winning acts in Las Vegas, Dubai, France and Australia.
A founding member of chashama, Julie worked to help make a space for artists to created in unused real-estate in NYC. Julie is also is the self appointed puppet apprentice of MacArthur Genius, Basil Twist. Julie owned the International Fringe Circuit with THE FREAK & THE SHOWGIRL series, a two handed late night cabaret with her husband Mat Fraser.
In 2018 she and Mat Fraser were hailed as New York Times “New Yorkers of the Year” for the Panto “Jack & The Beanstalk” at the Abrons Arts Center. Julie performs constantly in NYC and London in the nightlife circuit. You can catch her with Susanne Bartsch, at the Slipper Room, House of Yes, The Box or late at any number of underground anti-establishments.