Julia is the winner of the 2017 National Opera Association Stage Director Fellowship, supporting her direction and writing of on behalf of a madman

The company succeeded brilliantly in transforming an armory into a Volksoper ...Schikaneder would have left last night's show with a broad smile, and DaPonte would have approved.    --The Boston Musical Intelligencer


JULIA  REPRISES THE ROLE OF eLISABETTA I IN mARIA STUARDA and debuts the role of preziosilla in la forza del destino at tHEATER Aachen

Julia Mintzer convinces with a cool, exciting, well-controlled mezzo as Elisabetta..— Aachener Zeitung


as carmen at the landestheater Schleswig-holstein

... ideal casting: fresh, lascivious, coquettish, and strong. Her soprano register shines like              fire, while her mezzo register definitely shows that she is not to be trifled with.                   — Kieler Nachrichten