Originally from the Chicago-land area, Juliana Farley is the Secretary of the Board of Directors of AWoL as well as a local emerging dance artist.
She received undergrad degrees in Dance and Anthropology from Northwestern University. She then went on to work professionally with many Chicago-based companies and artists, most notably Same Planet Different World Dance Theater, Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak and choreography by Jeff Hancock and Julia Rhoads. She has also appeared in several dance films by Monica Thomas/montom arts. Here in Santa Barbara, Juli dances with Selah Dance Collective and Nebula Dance Lab, while also cultivating her own improvisational work.
In 2018, Juli completed her MBA from Pepperdine University. When not dancing, she works at Patagonia as a logistics and events planner and has previously served the company in an organizational development role as well.