Julianna Bloodgood is a vocalist, actress, movement artist and teacher whose work includes anthropological performance research and she has travelled the globe extensively in search of different cultural perspectives on the body, voice and the ritual of performance. The core of her work is a detailed practice in the relationship between body and voice and how this can be brought to performance and composition. Julianna was an actress in the award winning and critically acclaimed Polish theatre company Song of the Goat Theatre from 2009-2019. She was an integral part of the development, devising, premiers and world tours of Songs of Lear; Portraits of the Cherry Orchard; Return to the Voice; Umilowanie: Dead Walk Love; Crazy God; Island and Hamlet: A Commentary. These performances have won prestigious theatre awards and have gained wide international recognition. Julianna is also a resident artist with Theatre MITU based in New York City; is an associate artist with Bru Theatre of Ireland and regularly collaborates with Slovakian company Honey and Dust. She teaches her methodology called Embodied Voice Practices, which is an in-depth research of the connection of the body and voice and its inherent healing capacities. Julianna has a particular interest and research in the vocal practice of lamentation, which has become a through line in all of her work. She continues to research the technical, historical and contemporary aspects of lamentation. Julianna is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing arts and has a certification in Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy.