Julia Sabangan is Co-Artistic Director of VaBang! Dance Company which she co-founded with Jessie Feller in September 2007. She was born and raised in New York City and has studied at the Harkness Dance Center at the 92nd Street Y, the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Merce Cunningham Dance Studio, and Vassar College, where she earned her BA in Classics and met VaBang! co-founder Jessie Feller.
Julia has danced and choreographed for Vassar Repertory Dance Theater and performed most recently with Susan Venel Trio, Jeanette Stoner, MELD Danceworks, Kimberly Portis, Janis Brenner and Dancers, Susan Hefner and Dancers and Coastline Dance Company.
Julia has performed in works by such choreographers as Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Randy James, Sean Curran, Maia Claire-Garrison, Joanna Mendl-Shaw, Elio Pomare, Steve Rooks, Kathy Wildberger, Jill Echo, and Paul Mosley.
Julia co-founded VaBang! Dance Company in 2007, a bi-coastal modern dance company born out of New York and San Francisco with her longtime friend Jessie Feller. She is pleased to be choreographing, dancing, and touring throughout the country with her company.