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Tara Giordano Professorial Lecturer Performing Arts

Tara Giordano
CAS | Performing Arts
Katzen Arts Center 222
MFA in Acting, Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University

BA in Theatre and English, Middlebury College

Tara Giordano is a New York and DC actor, producer, and director. A Helen Hayes Award nominee, her acting credits include roles at the Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre, Folger Theatre, Two River Theater, Olney Theatre, Studio Theatre; new musical/play developments at New York Theatre Workshop, New Victory Theatre, Baltimore Centerstage, Primary Stages, Woolly Mammoth; and 13 seasons with Off-Broadway Theatre company PTP/NYC. Her work can also be seen & heard in national commercials, independent films, and over 40 audiobook narrations. Ms. Giordano was a co-producer on the feature film The Witch in the Window and a co-developer of the original musical The Village of Vale at Lincoln Center. She has taught and directed at Boston University, Middlebury College, Shakespeare Theatre Company and The Freeman Studio in New York City.
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Spring 2024

  • PERF-231 Introduction to Acting

  • PERF-414 Theatre Performance Practicum: Acting for the Camera

  • PERF-445 Senior Capstone

Summer 2024

  • PERF-231 Introduction to Acting

  • PERF-231 Introduction to Acting

Fall 2024

  • PERF-308 The Physical Actor

  • PERF-456 Audition Techniques