Rosling, Tara

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Rosling, Tara


Education: Attended Simon Fraser University; York University, B.F.A.

Career: Actress. Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, former member of company.

Awards, Honors: Three Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations, Toronto Theatre Alliance, including one in 1997, for See Bob Run, and another c. 2002, for Lonesome West.


Stage Appearances:

Bob, See Bob Run, Theatre Centre West, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1996, then (in double-bill with Wild Abandon), UrbanImage, Factory Theatre, 1999.

Gaoler's daughter, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Shakespeare in the Rough, Toronto, 1997.

Maggie, The Peace Line, Toronto Fringe Festival, Theatre Ambrosia, Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, Toronto, 1997.

Cassandra, The Orestia, Showcase Theatre, Toronto, 1997.

Delila, The Deadwood Queen, Toronto Fringe Festival, Looking Glass Stage, Poor Alex Theatre, Toronto, 1998.

Young Patsy, Perfect Pie, Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, 2000.

Viola, Twelfth Night, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, 2001.

Pearl Vambrace, Tempest Tost, Stratford Festival, Tom Patterson Theatre, Stratford, 2001.

Zadie's Shoes, Toronto, c. 2001.

Stella, 1002 Nights, Cameron House Theatre, Toronto, 2002.

Girleen, The Lonesome West, Canadian Stage Company, Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto, 2002.

Masha, The Three Sisters, Shaw Festival, Festival Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, 2003.

Eliza Doolittle, Pygmalion, Shaw Festival, Festival Theatre, 2004.

Appeared in Baal (staged reading), Tallulah's Cabaret, Toronto; as a dancer, The Balancing Act, DuMaurier Theatre; diva, Black Painted Moon, Buddies in Bad Times; Frida Kahlo, The Blue Apple, Lika Studio; dancer, The Field, R & D Festival; Lulu, Geswitch, Lulu Company; Margaret, Glace Bay Miner's Museum, Great Canadian Theatre Company; Marita, Gridley, Toronto Fringe Festival, Running Dog Productions, St. Vladimir Theatre, Toronto; Jaquenetta, Love's Labour's Lost, Shakespeare in the Rough; Sister Anna, The Madman and the Nun, Theatre at Symptom Hall; Anne Sullivan, The Miracle Worker, Atlantic Theatre Festival, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada; the cook, The Seagull, Stratford Festival; Palmira, Spanish Fly, Vancouver Fringe Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Valeria, The Suitcase, Toronto Fringe Festival; and as Terror, Variations on a Theme by God, Rhubarb Festival.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Nova (Frankie Raye), Silver Surfer, Fox, 1998.

Barbara Bush, The War Next Door, USA Network, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Miss Foster, Escape Clause, Showtime, 1996.

Liz Neuland, Double Jeopardy (also known as Victim of the Night), CBS, 1996.

Tracey Neill, Giant Mine, CBC (Canada), 1996.

December 1917, Global (Canada), 1998.

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, ABC, 1998.

Karen, White Lies, CBC, 1998.

Inmate, Dead Husbands (also known as Last Man on the List), USA Network, 1998.

Suzanne Fontana, Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (also known as Ricky Nelson and The Ricky Nelson Story), VH1, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Kat, Elizabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor, HBO, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Gwen Avery, "Redemption," TekWar, USA Network, 1996.

Holly Morton, "Pentimento," PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1998.

Marta Anonescu, "Immunity," Highlander: The Raven, syndicated, 1998.

Newt, "First Wave," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999.

Nora Martins, "Graveyard Shift," Body & Soul, PAX, 2002.

Victoria, "Dead Ted," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2004.

Appeared as Hermia, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," A Taste of Shakespeare; also appeared in an episode of Street Legal, CBC (Canada).

Film Appearances:

Tara, Tuff Luk Klub, Learing Productions, 1997.

Rebecca, The Five Senses, Fine Line, 1999.

Cheryl, Into My Arms (short film), BuzzTaxi Communications, 2000.

Celia Toma, The Uncles, 2000.

Rose, Deeply (also known as Sur fond d'ocean), Myriad Pictures, 2000.


Video Games:

Voice, Project Earth: Starmageddon, DreamCatcher Interactive, 2002.



Tara Rosling Web Site,, May 28, 2005.