Taya Orchard is a passionate and versatile Triple Threat performer. Making her stage debut in “Annie” at the age of 8, she has over 16 years’ experience spanning across theatre, film, radio and television.
Taya has extensive training in singing, dancing and acting, graduating with the Chancellors Award for Academic Excellence from Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Bachelor of Music (Musical Theatre). While studying she has performed lead/featured roles in “Carousel” (Hannah), “Hair” (Jeanie), “Into the Woods” (Florinda), “I Love you your Perfect Now Change” and was a soloist at the “QPAC American Music Club”. Prior to graduating she accepted a contract to perform the lead in Brainstorm Production’s Australian Tour of “Cyberia” and “Magic Words”.
Taya feels grateful to be able to travel doing what she loves and has spent the last 2 years touring internationally as the lead in “The Little Mermaid”, “The Magical Beanstalk”, “Dora the Explorer”, “Peppa Pig” and “Jungle book Jive”.
Constantly striving to hone her skills Taya has attended master classes with Neil Rutherford, Leontine Hass, John Bucchino, Matthew Robinson and Tom McSweeney. A talented and disciplined performer with a wonderful work ethic, combined with her warm and open personality, she is an asset to any cast.