Yulie Archontaki is an award-winning performer, Flamenco dancer, musician, and architect. Born and raised in Greece, Yulie currently lives in Los Angeles. Her Academic credits include: a BA Honors, and Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture from London Metropolitan University in UK, an IDB1 Flamenco and Spanish Dance degree from the Spanish Dance Society, and an MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre from the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre in the USA (scholarship recipient).
In the past 4 years in L.A., Yulie has participated in over 25 stage and film productions as an actor, choreographer, and director. Some of her professional collaborations include the Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe, Unbound Productions for ‘Wicked Lit 2016' (2 ovation award winner), the Rogue Artists Ensemble for ‘Kaidan Project’ (7 ovation awards winner) and Fiasco! Physical Theatre.
Her latest work with Fiasco!, ‘Death and the Fool’ won the Encore Producers Award at the Hollywood Fringe 2019. Yulie was an Associate Member of the Actor’s Gang, trained by Cynthia Ettinger and Tim Robbins.
As a Flamenco dancer, she has participated in the musical ‘Mary Jane’ (Best Musical at the Oregon Independent Film Festival 2016) and has been awarded '1st place in Ethnic Ensemble Professional Division’ at the International Dance Competition Hellas with Danza Flamenca Grupo.
Yulie is the founder and artistic director of St. Sophia’s theatre department, the first educational department for the Greek community in L.A., designed to give the necessary tools to Greek American children to learn the Greek language through theatre. When not on stage, Yulie can be found writing and illustrating children’s stories, the latest of which are: ‘A Paper Friend’ and 'The Diary of a Weird Child'.
'Like Gravity. One of those Forces that can not be stopped'-Sam Christensen, Image Consultant, Talent Manager, Hollywood Casting Director