Tina has spent years working as an actor and puppeteer across the world

Tina is a proud graduate of NIDA’s Diploma of Music Theatre, studying under Avigail Herman.

Tina has spent years working as an actor and puppeteer across the world. Credits in Australia include Sue/Edward puppeteer in Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s Edward the Emu (2022-23), Mouse in CDP’s The Gruffalo (2017), Narrator/Puppeteer in The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (2018, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024), and puppeteer in Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium (2017) and Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo (2015).

Internationally, Tina has toured to the US, Canada, Qatar, and New Zealand. In 2018-2019 Tina toured the USA and Canada as the Host of Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium and took the show to New Zealand as part of the Auckland Arts Festival. In 2017 she toured Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo to Qatar.

Tina spent two years living in London where she was lucky enough to perform on the West End, tour the UK and take part in both the Brighton and Camden Fringe festivals. Shows whilst in the UK included Jill in From Up Here (2014), Puppeteer/Understudy Host in Dinosaur Zoo (2013), Emily/Lizzie in The Night Before Christmas (2014) and ensemble in Hello Again (2014).

In Australia, Tina has performed in The Events at Belvoir St Theatre (2016), and in both the Sydney Opera House season (2012) and Australian tour (2013) of Trevor Ashley’s Little Orphan TrAshley, alongside veterans Rhonda Burchmore and Gary Sweet. Other credits include Evelyn in Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things at the Sydney Fringe Festival (2015), Meg in Stage Fright at the New Theatre (2011) and ensemble in the annual Hats Off concert. She was also a grand finalist in the 2010 Sydney Cabaret Showcase.

On the screen Tina appeared as a game show contestant in Too Pretty to Be Witty for ABC iView’s Fresh Blood and as a journalist in ABC’s Superwog.