Julya Jara

Director of Development

Born in Czechoslovakia, raised in Latvia, Julya Jara studied and worked in Russia before emigrating to the US. She has attended The Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute in Moscow, from which she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater. She then worked in Russian television as a broadcast journalist, covering a diverse array of topics, including economics and weather reporting. Since settling in San Antonio, Julya has acted on stages of The Classic Theatre, The Playhouse, Attic Rep and The Overtime Theater. Julya is a photographer, videographer and video editor. In 2016, she joined the Musical Bridges’ team where she now works as a Development Director.