“The Velvet Foghorn”


Tarra Riley, our vocalist, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with a minor in English at the University of Calgary in 1994 and a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies at the University of Calgary in 2000

In addition to using her Acting Coach and Theatre Director skills as an Executive Coach specializing in presentations and leadership, Tarra acts, choreographs, sings, and is a narrator for various voice recording projects.  Tarra is an ACTRA member and has been a film actor since 2005.  Having been a Founder and Artistic Director of Broad Minds Theatre (since renamed Handsome Alice), Tarra has turned her experience into marketing, branding, writing, and event organizing for Little Brown Jug Brass.

Favourite Award/Achievement
Most Outstanding Director of a Musical and Most Outstanding Musical for Into the Woods – CAT Awards