is an innovative theatre company, working on new English language theatre projects both online and on stage for Milan audiences.
Our primary mission is to offer a professional selection of shows, for internationally attuned theatre goers as well as for newcomers to English language theatre.
With unshakeable passion for live-storytelling, J. Productions seeks to inspire a love of theatre, spark the imagination and provoke new ways of seeing the world around us.
We aim to nurture world-class English language theatre in our city and watch it grow.
J. Productions, set up by Julia Holden, is dedicated to bringing top quality classic and modern English theatre to the stages of our city.
Julia Holden is a theatre producer and founding artistic director of J. Productions Milan, specializing in hosting and producing top quality English-language theatre in Milan and throughout Italy. She is a partner in one of Italy’s top IP law firms, Trevisan & Cuonzo, based in Milan, Rome, Parma and Bari. Her professional background as an Intellectual Property lawyer has positioned her to work closely within the creative industries in the fields of brands, trademarks and copyright. Since 2013, she has collaborated closely with award-winning British playwright Justin Butcher, Olivier-award winning director and actor Guy Masterson Mastroianni, renowned actor Rupert Mason and many other renowned artists from the UK and Italy to bring a diverse and original programme of English-language theatre to Milan.
In April 2022 J.Productions staged Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas and superbly performed as a solo show by Guy Masterson-Mastroianni at the Filodrammatici theatre and in July 2022 staged a premiere of Shakespeare in Italy performed by Caroline Faber, Justin Butcher and Daniel Zappi in the magnificent and inspiring Volterra Roman Amphitheatre during the Volterra Roman Summer Festival.
In January 2023 J.Productions brought The Last Cuckoo by Nigel Forde performed by Andrew Harrison to Milan. In the spring and summer of 2023 J.Productions and has plans to bring a number of other English language shows to Milan including Shakespeare in Italy, Jan Noble’s theatre stage version of Body 115 and Art by Yasmina Reza.