Shortly after moving to New York in 2014, Tara landed a wardrobe job on the musical Heathers at New World Stages. This subsequently launched her into an unexpected career in costuming, serving as Wardrobe Supervisor for several Off-Broadway productions such as Desperate Measures, Songbird, Himself and Nora, and more. In 2016, Tara was hired as a dresser for the Broadway Revival of CATS at the Neil Simon Theater. She went on to join IATSE Local 764 in 2017 and has been a member ever since. Her other Broadway dressing credits include Pretty Woman, Moulin Rouge and, prior to the pandemic, Mrs. Doubtfire at The Stephen Sondheim Theater.
Tara has also simultaneously served as Assistant Costume Designer for various Off-Broadway productions she's supervised. She was fortunate enough to also serve as Design Assistant to
Sky Switser, Associate Costume Designer of
Pretty Woman, halfway through their one-year Broadway run; bringing costumes to life for the replacements that came through the production, including Tony-nominated actor Adam Pascal.
Tara also spent two weeks assisting the design team during pre-production of the 2019
Tony Award-Winning musical Hadestown.
These experiences led her to dabble in designing for other projects, most notably Capital Advicea pilot produced by AKA Studio Productions in 2015. She also designed costumes for her recent pilot,