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Tara moved to Los Angeles to attend Law School at UCLA. While there she started doing stand-up comedy for the sole purpose of impressing a girl. Soon performance became the focus and Tara started taking Acting, Screenwriting, and Comedy classes at UCLA's prestigious School of Theater, Film, and Television while continuing her legal studies. Tara performed at UCLA Law's talent show "Law Revue", was chosen as the student performer to open for the "Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Night" for UCLA undergrads, and made it to the Semi-Finals representing UCLA in The Laugh Factory's Laugh Bowl Competition . Tara was chosen to speak at her graduation from UCLA Law and announced her decision to pursue an artistic career instead.
Since then Tara produced and hosted a comedy
variety show "Haters To The Left" on the Main Stage of Flapper's Comedy Club, was nominated for an LA Comedy Award and chosen as a Finalist in the Stand Up Competition of the Funny Women Festival put on by iOWest. Tara has performed in 13 U.S. cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Nashville, Phoenix, Denver and at The 41st Annual San Diego Pride Festival. Tara spent a month on the road with "The Young, Hot & Gay Tour" performing at Zanies Comedy Club, The Funny Bone, and sold out shows at Voodoo Comedy Lounge in Denver, Laff Trax in Detroit, the opening night of The Idaho Laugh Festival, and back to back sold out Valentine's Day shows in Upstate New York.
As an Actor, Tara works fervently on her craft. She proudly attends Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop in Hollywood and trains in Improv at Upright Citizens Brigade. She works on film, television, new media and stage projects across Los Angeles. As well as providing her pipes for Voice Over jobs-most notably as the Lead English Dub on Netflix's "Welcome to The Family". Commercially, you can catch her in spots for Tazo Tea, Planned Parenthood, H2Rose, and for Rally Health with Kevin Hart.