Julienne was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up there and in Seoul, Korea and California before moving to New York where she currently lives and works. As an actor, Julienne has performed on Broadway in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses and David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child . Off-Broadway credits include: Among the Dead and Chairs and a Long Table with Ma-Yi Theater Co.; Yellow Face at The Public; The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow at The Atlantic Theater; The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci at Second Stage; Blood Orange at the Cherry Lane Theatre and the Blue Heron Arts Center; and The House of Bernarda Alba for NAATCO. Regional and Int’l credits include: David Greenspan’s adaptation of The Bridge of San Luis Rey at Two River Theater; Phaedra Backwards at the McCarter Theater, Language Rooms at the Wilma Theater; Krystian Lupa’s adaptation of Three Sisters at A.R.T. and the Edinburgh Int’l Festival; Yellow Face at the Mark Taper Forum; Golden Child at the Kennedy Center, A.C.T., Singapore Rep. and Seattle Rep.; and Everything That Rises Must Converge and The World is Round with Compagnia de’ Colombari.
Her TV/Film credits include: playing Kelly Taylor on Manifest ( recurring, NBC); Castle Rock (Hulu); The Affair (Showtime); Blue Bloods (CBS); Elementary (CBS); The Good Wife (recurring, CBS); Royal Pains (USA); Law and Order, CI (NBC); Rescue Me (FX); One Life to Live (recurring, ABC); Children of the Northern Lights (ITVS, FutureStates); When We Dead Awaken , The Adderall Diaries ; Shadows and Lies ; The Tested ; Robot Stories ; Split ; and Life in Bed.
Julienne was recently awarded the 2019 Ron Van Lieu Teaching Fellowship by the National Alliance of Acting Teachers. She holds an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program where she was the recipient of an NYU Departmental Scholarship and studied under Ron Van Lieu, Zelda Fichandler and Janet Zarish. She is a long-time company member of the “Workshop Company” at The Actors Center, a resident company devoted to the process-oriented practice of artistic development in the craft of acting.
As an activist for equality in the arts and a writer, Julienne is a founding member of the Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) where she is on the steering committee and is the acting co-chair and co-author of their widely quoted annual report on diversity which tracks ethnic and gender representation across Broadway and New York City’s major non-profit theaters. She is also the recipient of a Van Lier Literary Fellowship.