​​​ Julia Ainsworth

Photo by Alexandru Steau

Theatre Artist & Educator


I'm a Montreal based playwright, director, and teacher with fifteen years of experience working at the intersection of performing arts and education.

I'm currently developing a new play in collaboration with the Live Action Theatre &  Teesri Duniya Theatre  My interactive theatre for young audiences play  "Wake up Sleeping Beauty! toured for the past two years with the Live Action Theatre to schools and theatres including the Centaur Theatre, SpringWorks Festival in Stratford, Ontario, TADA Festival in Wakefield, QC, Point Claire Arts Alive Festival, and the Hudson Village Theatre

I collaborate with schools & theatres as           

  • Playwright                                                                    

  • Director                                                                                              

  • Creator of study guides and lesson plans  (Centaur Theatre, Segal Centre,  Grand Theatre, McGill University)                                      

  • Teacher (workshops, private coaching and weekly, ongoing classes in performing arts)