Ntlakapamux and Irish “Canadian” playwright, director, actor, and producer.
Beagan completed three years of service as Artistic Director at Native Earth Performing Arts in February 2014. She has been playwright-in-residence at the National Arts Centre, NEPA and Cahoots. Her plays have been produced by UnSpun Theatre, NEPA, Factory Theatre, Urban Curvz, Crate Productions, KICK Theatre, Caravan Farm, Wrecking Ball, Praxis Theatre, mysterious entity, Theatrefront, Theatre North West, Western Canada Theatre, Gateway, Saskatchewan Native Theatre, and Persephone.
Tara is honoured to work as a workshop facilitator for youth, and a mentor to emerging First Nations and non-First Nations playwrights. Beagan is a Dora and Betty nominated actor and Dora winning playwright. She is a founder and director, with Andy Moro, of ARTICLE 11, a new creation and production company that celebrates Article 11 of the UN’s Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples through practise.