Julie grew up in New Zealand and is now a citizen of the US.  Like many Kiwi's she travelled at an early age and during a stay in Madrid met for the first time, artists and people of the theatre.  It was then she decided to follow suit - first as a dancer then as an actor.

She is now an award winning playwright whose plays have been performed in the US, New Zealand and Germany. They are published by Smith and & Kraus and Playscripts Inc. Julie has received fellowships from New York Foundation of the Arts, Sundance Playwrights Lab., MacDowell Colony, VCCA, and St. James Cavalier in Malta.  Graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
"A wonderfully wry trip to the funeral palor.."
-NY Times
"..a juicy pas de deux.." 
 -NY Times
"Ms McKee constructs a seemingly innocuous conversation that ultimately lays bare the depths of each woman's heartache and loneliness."
-NY Times
"..tender, poignant and hilarious.."
-NY Post
"..beautifully amusing.."
-NY Post
What's News!!

The Secret Life of Seaweed, HB Performance Lab/EST Satellite First Light, Jan/Feb 2019

Will Sacrifice, HB Theatre's OTHERS & US: Staged Readings of Six New Plays, June 2019

Holiday on Ice in a Warm Climate, Commission CCTA, Climate Change Theater Action, 2019

Wait listed for Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2019

"..bracingly original."
-New York Law Journal
"Amy Bock evokes magical pathos".
-Yale Daily News
"..packs the dippy, dizzy charms of a Beth Henley play."
-Village Voice
"..written with rare wit.."
-Performer Arts Insider
"..it's a treat."
-Curtain Up
"New Zealand born author Julie McKee continues to charm.."
-Village Voice
"Amy Bock is so chock full of fun, frolic, challenge subtext and just plain adventurousness that it overwhelms all constraints of time."
-New Haven Advocate
"Overflowing with inspiration.."
-New Haven Advocate
"A knowing dramatist whose play is as fresh as it's title."
-New York Law Journal
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