Tanaya believes people have to laugh heartily, think deeply, and enjoy themselves while they're here and maintains doing that through a wide variety of interests. A consummate storyteller, she entered a career in the Entertainment Industry at the age of fifteen where she got her first job opportunity shooting and editing local events. She decided to continue learning at the School of Visual Arts in New York City where she received a Bachelor's in Film & Video Production.
In addition to her collegiate experience, she's received training for comedic improvisation at the renowned UCB Comedy as a supplement to her comedy writing and video content. In her ten years of professional experience, she has been able to put her personal stamp on every project that she's touched from film, television, and commercials to virtual reality, video games, and music videos. These experiences have taught her multi-varied skills that she utilizes in any role that she fills which includes acting, voice acting, creative producing, writing, line producing, shooting, editing, graphic design, sound design, talent outreach, and photography.
When she's not creating for companies like FujiFilm, she streams or produces comedy, cooking, fitness, lifestyle, and gaming content on Twitch, YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. She also voice acts for a podcast called Adventum, a D&D Tabletop RPG audio narrative. By and large, she's a health/fitness advocate who enjoys hiking and nature photography as hobbies to keep her creative and balanced. Her main aim in life is to give back in some way through community, charity, comedy, and spirituality. Overall, she wants to ensure that people find avenues for betterment in all facets of life.
Currently, she resides in Los Angeles where she works as a Swiss Army Knife at companies like NBC, MTV, Jubilee Media, and most recently as a Creative Producer at G4TV. Feel free to connect with her about potential professional opportunities on her contact page.