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"Leading lady Donovan is the next-best-thing to a young Sandra Bullock in the kind of role that made Sandy a star, instantly likeable and charmingly idiosyncratic."

-Stage Scene L.A.

TARA DONOVAN

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Height: 5’6”                                                                                                                  

Weight: 130 lbs                                                                                                               

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Television

Days of Our Lives                                                      U5                                                 Grant A. Johnson/ Corday Prods.

Worst  Post Ever                                                       Co-star                                          Scott Thomlinson/ Oxygen Network      

Blood Relatives                                                         Principal                                      Jim Edwards/ Investigation Discovery

Murder Among Friends                                            Principal                                      Roger Melvin/ Investigation Discovery

The Breaks                                                                Guest Star                                    Dave Denholm/Hit By The Pitch Prods.

 

Film

The Conversation***                                                   Starring                                        Cruthaigh Productions

Two Points Might Define a Line                                Starring                                        Juliana Flores/ U.C.S.D.

Her Eyes                                                                     Starring                                        Gregory Hinson/ Palomar 

Rescue of Lima Hotel Zero Six                                 Supporting                                   Terry Pfrang/ Northrop Grumman

Altarations                                                                  Supporting                                   Robin Rigby/Squeeze!

Last Hand*                                                                  Supporting                                   Mo Johnson/ Bluegradient

Ineptitude                                                                    Supporting                                   David Marchesani/ Western Front Last

Well Done                                                                    Supporting                                   Amy Bowles/ Bluegradient

Nephilim                                                                      Supporting                                   Laura Jones/ Chapman

Good Guys Finish Last                                               Principal                                       Riley Wood/ Not a Camel Prods.

Bar Moments**                                                           Principal                                       Adam Rudder/ Indigo Kid Prod

Spy Hunter: No Where To Run                                  Principal                                       Jimmy Almeida/ Midway Games

* Official Selection of Brilliant Light International Film Festival 

**Official Selection of the San Diego Film Festival

*** Official Selection of the Claremont Film Festival      

                 

Theatre

Taking Sides                                                               Emmi Straube                            Stephanie Coltrin/Rubicon Theatre 

The Balcony Scene                                                    Karen Scott                                 Bill Wolski/ Little Fish Theatre              

The Lady Was a Gentleman (West Coast Prem.)    Deirdre Ryan                               Kate Motzenback/ The Complex Stages

The Ithaca Ladies (World Premiere)                        Katie O’Conner                            Danielle Ozymandias/ Little Fish Theatre

The Nerd                                                                     Tansy                                           Don Schlossman/ Little Fish Theatre

Othello                                                                        Emilia (U/S)                                 Stephanie Coltrin/ Shakespeare by the Sea

Ethan Claymore                                                         Teresa Pike                                 Holly Baker-Kreiswirth/Little Fish Theatre

Fifty Shades of Shrew +                                            Bianca                                         Danielle Ozymandias/ The Lounge Theatre

Some Girl(s)                                                                Tyler                                            Danielle Ozymandias/Promenade Playhouse

Much Ado About Nothing                                           Beatrice                                      Josh Gren/ Promenade Playhouse

The Vagina Monologues                                             Lead                                            Cruthaigh Productions/Pico Playhouse

The Eight: Reindeer Monologues                              Blitzen                                         Cruthaigh Productions

California Suite                                                           Bunny                                          Paradigm4/ The Actors Workout

Wiser                                                                            Trish                                            Queen Mary Royal Theatre

Vagina Monologues                                                     Hair                                             Liv Kellgren/ Moxie (San Diego)

Ajax                                                                               Sailor                                          Forrest Aylsworth/6th@Penn (San Diego)

Dark Rapture                                                               Max                                              Delicia Turner-Sonnenburg/Palomar(San Diego)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream                                    Peaseblossom/Starveling         Richard Baird/ Poor Players (SanDiego)                

Romeo & Juliet                                                            L. Montague                                Richard Baird/ Poor Players (San Diego)                

+ Encore! Award Winner, Hollywood Fringe Festival

 

Training

B.A. in Theatre- Performance Emphasis SDSU

British American Dramatic Academy, Oxford England

Other:

                  Scene Study: Steven Anderson ; Michelle Danner (Larry Moss Studio)

                  Improv: Second City

Dialects: Michael Rodgers (RP, EE, Cockney, N. Irish, S. Irish, Scottish, Russian)

                  Shakespeare: Patsy Rodenburg, Paola Dionasanti

                  Voice (singing): Linda Mitchell

 

Skills:  Volleyball,  Boxing/Sparring; Kickboxing; Self Defense Training; Various Sports/Athletic; Stage combat/stunts, Rapier/ Cutlass sword; dialects (British-RP, EE; Irish; Southern; French; Russian; German); Improv; B.A. in Political Science; MoCap.

"Tara Donovan is a standout... full of so much vivacity"

-San Diego Union Tribune