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Tanya is an actor and voice over artist, and has extensive experience as an actor coach and tutor. Most recently, she performed in Beautiful Highness, Much Ado About Nothing and the national tour of Grace Under Pressure (2020-2022). Other credits include Harrow (ABC), Metrosexual (9Go & 9Now), Heist, short films Occupation, thriller Smother, A Picture of Other People, and many audiobook titles.


Tanya has been involved in the film and performing arts industry for over 20 years, originally graduating from QUT (BA Film & TV Prod), then going on to teach subjects including Media Production and Directing Actors, and to work behind the scenes in various international television productions. She then went on to study acting at The Actors Workshop, and has since trained with many other teachers including Larry Moss and Patsy Rodenburg.


She has been a tutor and acting coach since 2010 for NIDA Open and various other institutions, specialising in screen acting.


She won the ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Teachers Award for her work making short films with children and youth in the Indigenous community of Cherbourg, which have screened internationally and won multiple awards. She also coordinates an Early Years Indigenous Literacy and bookmaking project there. Other awards include Best Actress at the Sanctuary Film Festival.


Tanya is also a yoga and meditation teacher and has assisted on yoga teacher trainings. She facilitates Mind & Body workshops for performers and is passionate about helping them integrate breath, mind and body awareness with presence, positive mindset and creativity.

Height: 5"9 / 175 cm

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Color: Auburn

Location: Melbourne

Accents: American Standard, American Southern, Australian, English, German

Languages: Fluent in English and German


Special Skills: Yoga, stage combat, horse riding


Memberships: Equity  (M.E.A.A)


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2010 - present
2010 - present
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