Julie Pappas (Smith) performed all over the United States and Europe with the Broadway touring companies of A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and SHOWBOAT working under the direction of Hal Prince, Susan Stroman , Baayork Lee and Rob Roth. She had the opportunity to understudy and perform exciting roles along with the challenge of being a swing performer, learning up to 12 roles at time. Off Broadway credits: KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN (Spiderwoman/Arora). Regional credits include: CATS (Grizabella), 42ND STREET (Dorothy Brock), SOUTH PACIFIC (Nellie Forbush), A CHORUS LINE (Cassie and Diana) her most favorite role Anita in WESTSIDE STORY.
TV and film credits: MRS. SANTA CLAUS starring Angela Lansbury and choreographed by Rob Marshall, CARLITO’s WAY, E Entertainment and THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW. Julie experienced the wonderful world of Disney World Orlando and Tokyo Disneyland as both a dancer and a vocalist in a variety of shows on property, television and promotional videos. Her skills began at a very early age working to develop technique and skills that gave her the ability to achieve a fruitful and joyous career in the theatre.
As a trained vocalist, Ms. Pappas has recorded a few regional commercials
and performed on NCL, Carnival Cruise Lines and the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Julie is a member of Actors Equity and is certified in Zena Rommett’s Floor
Barre Technique, Pilates, Zumba Basic 1 & 2 and Gold for seniors. Ms. Pappas
Smith enjoys teaching dance to students of all ages! She holds a BFA from
The Boston Conservatory of Music and has directed and choreographed for childrens
theatre and schools in South Miami and New Hampshire! ABC Dance Miami, Miami
Dance Studio, Tap, Pointe, Hip hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Song and Dance, Gymnastics,
Acrobatics, Girls Competition Company.