Julia Kim | Mount Allison

Julia Kim

Resident Designer; Lecturer


Julia Kim is a set, costume, and projection designer, working in theatre, dance, and film. She graduated from Ryerson University with a BFA (Hons.) in Performance Production in 2015. She’s been working mostly in Southern Ontario, designing for independent theatre productions in Toronto as well as working as an assistant designer at Stratford Festival and Shaw Festival. In 2020, She was nominated for Pauline McGibbon Award.

Since Fall 2020, she has been working as an art director and a multimedia designer, producing commercials and marketing materials for small businesses. 


Set and Costume Design:

A (Musical) Midsummer Night’s Dream, Driftwood Theatre (2019)
Cannibal, Next Stage Festival; Scrap Paper Theatre (2019)
Suitcase, Theatre Mada (2019)
Judas Noir, Obsidian Theatre & BDB Productions (2018)
Shaw Festival Director’s Projects (2016)

Set Design:

Pass Over, Obsidian Theatre Company (2019)

Costume Design:

Heart of Gold (short film), Noema Productions (2021)
Believe it or Not (short film), Sutherland Productions (2021)
Portia’s Julius Caesar, Hart House Theatre (2019)
Resonance, Human Body Expression (2019)
Misfit M. (short film), Paige Locke Productions (2018)

Production Design:

Changes (short film), Dixon John Productions (2021)
The Babysitter and The Stranger in the Office (short film), Film4Second Productions (2021)


BFA (Hons.) in Theatre Performance Production, Ryerson University, Toronto (2015)

Diploma in Makeup Artistry, Blanche Macdonald Centre, Vancouver (2011)

Grants, awards & honours


Nomination — Pauline McGibbon Award, Ontario Arts Council
Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award 2020 — Pass Over, Obsidian Theatre


Ian and Molly Lindsay Young Design Fellowship, Stratford Festival


Tanit Mendes Memorial Award, Ryerson University