A non-binary actor raised in Alaska, Tara has always had a passion for acting. They began acting in local theatre productions from a young age but always knew that Film was their passion. Tara moved to Los Angeles at the age of 20 to begin the pursuit of a film career and became a member of SAG/AFTRA at age 22. They currently split their between Los Angeles and Portland, OR and has a professional sound booth and recording set-up with Source Connect for voiceover work.
Tara is also a huge advocate of inclusion in casting for films and TV. A few years ago Tara was diagnosed with Alopecia Universalis which caused total loss of hair. They were devastated to see that their on-camera auditions and opportunities were drastically cut after this happened. While Tara has a thriving voiceover career, they also strive to bring light to more inclusionary casting practices including people of all types of physical appearance such as gender, sexual identity, ethnic origins, weight, disabilities and other types of unique physical appearances.
While acting is very much Tara's passion in life, there are other activities they enjoy. Tara has a Black Belt in TaeKwonDo and enjoys sparring and competing in tournaments. Tara is trained in a number of weapons including hand guns, swords and knives. Other sports they enjoy and considers themself fairly proficient in are Volleyball, Archery (Recurve or Compound bow) Horseback Riding (English and Western), Soccer, Yoga, Pole dancing, Hiking, Biking and In-line Skating. Tara is also currently learning to play the electric guitar.
Resume Highlights (click button above to download full resume)
Exorcism: The Fallen | Dir. Garrett Benach
Spunks Not Dead (The Babysitter) | Dir. Jeremy Garner
Vicious | Dir. Jason Rosenblatt
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide| Nickelodeon
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Diary of a Catholic School Dropout | The Avery Schreiber Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream | The Whitmore-Lindley Theatre
The Little Magic Snowman | AK Theatre for Young People
OnPoint Community Credit Union
Acting for Film and Television | Patrick Day
Voiceover | Lesley Bailey
Commercial Acting and Auditioning | Amy Lyndon
Voice and Movement | Lynne Van Dam
Athletic Skills: TaeKwonDo (Black Belt), Kickboxing, Weapons Training (firearms, archery, sword, staff), Volleyball, Pole Dancing, Hiking,
Professional Skills: Nursing, Medical Laboratory, Medical Terminology
Languages: Conversational French, Beginner ASL
Accents: American Regional (Southern, Jersey), British, Russian, Scottish