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Tara Beagan

A member of Dan School of Drama & Music

Tara Beagan

Adjunct Instructor

Member Type(s): Faculty


Tara Beagan – playwright, director, costume design, producer

Tara is a proud Ntlaka’pamux and Irish “Canadian” halfbreed. She served as AD of Native Earth Performing Arts from Feb 2011 to Dec 2013. Prior to this, she was an actor, director, dramaturg, community liaison, playwright-in-rez, and an artistic associate for NEPA. As a playwright, she has been in residence at Cahoots Theatre and the National Arts Centre. Three of her 20 plays are published, and two have received Dora Award nominations, among them commissions from Theatrefront, KICK, mysterious entity, and Praxis. As an actor, Beagan has received Dora and Betty award nominations, and has appeared on CBC radio and TV.