Julie Kinkle has been clowning around with Clowns Ex Machina since it's inception in 2005. She has been doing some form of theatre since the age of twelve. She performed pantomime for 2 years with Creative Arts Theatre Co and was a member of the improvisational group Wingnuts. She’s had the privilege of playing traditional male roles numerous times including Pentius in the Bacchae and a formidable General in the war play East West. In 2010 she performed a rare speaking role in Strauss's Intermezzo which was to be New York City Opera's final show at Lincoln Center.