JULIE ATLAS MUZ
2019 RUTH MALECZECH AWARD
a performer who embodies Ruth’s daring and raw, naked fearlessness
About Julie Atlas Muz
JULIE ATLAS MUZ hails from Detroit and is a consistent innovator in the NYC theater scene. A Whitney Biennial Artist, A Valencia Biennial Artist, Ethyl Eichelberger Award Recipient, Lambent Fellow, and a Franklin Furnace Artist, Julie has won the titles: Miss Exotic World, Miss Coney Island and Queen of the Mermaid Parade. In a first for contemporary Burlesque artists, Julie has an ongoing franchise of her award winning acts in Las Vegas, Dubai, France and Australia. A founding member of ChaShaMa, Julie worked to make a space for artists to create in unused real-estate in NYC. Julie is also is the self appointed puppet apprentice of MacArthur Genius, Basil Twist. In 2018 she and her husband Mat Fraser were hailed as New York Times “New Yorkers of the Year” for the Panto Jack & The Beanstalk at the Abrons Arts Center. Julie performs constantly in NYC and London in the nightlife circuit at venues such as The Slipper Room, House of Yes, The Box, or at any number of underground anti-establishments. She is beyond thrilled and honored to receive a Ruthie!