Jule Gartzke, was born the third of four daughters in Würzburg, Germany. She spent her youth between horse stables and dance classes where she studied different dance styles from ballroom to tap and from jazz to her great passion, Boogie Woogie. After high school she entered professional dance training at the Folkwang Academy in Essen. At home in the Folkwang interdisciplinary tradition, she happily engaged in activities across the different departments of dance, acting, pantomime and musical. While still studying, she made her debut at the Grillo Theater in Essen in Joshua Sobol’s piece “Ghetto”, which was followed by regular engagements in different theatres in Germany and later in England. In 1999, she stood in front of a camera for the first time in the award winning short cinema film “Blush”. Since then she works mainly in film and television. Jule Gartzke is a qualified teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique since 1998.

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