Contributions to IDEA:
Alberta 1 | Alberta 2 | Alaska 1 | Alaska 2 | Alaska 3 | Alaska 4 | Arizona 6 | Bulgaria 3 | California 7 | California 8 | California 9 | England 68 | Illinois 23 | Illinois 24 | Illinois 25 | Illinois 26 | Jamaica 2 | Louisiana 10 | Louisiana 11 | Louisiana 12 | Michigan 14 | New Mexico 2 | New Mexico 3 | New Mexico 4 | Trinidad 1 | Trinidad 2 | Trinidad 3 | Virginia 7 | Virginia 8 | Virginia 9 |
Bio: Tanera Marshall is Associate Professor (Voice and Speech) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A certified Fitzmaurice Voicework® Teacher, Tanera trained at Depaul’s Theatre School (MFA) and Oberlin College (BA).
She is a voice and dialect specialist for theatre, TV, and film. Current creative projects include
Station Eleven (HBO), and
Chicago Fire (NBC). Recent projects:
Army of the Dead for Netflix, as well as the independent films
Burnt Orange Heresy, The Secrets We Keep, and
Haven (with Elizabeth Debicki, Noomi Rapace, and Nora Arnezeder, respectively). Others:
Queen & Slim (Daniel Kaluuya),
American Honey (Sasha Lane),
Public Enemies and
The Immigrant (both with Marion Cotillard),
Black Hat (Chris Hemsworth),
Chicago Med (seasons 3 and 4),
Queen of the South (season 4),
Zoo (CBS), and
The Exorcist (Fox).
Past stage credits include Broadway tours of
Hamilton, Billy Elliot, and
Dirty Dancing, as well as productions at Steppenwolf, Court, and Timeline theatres in Chicago.
She has archived voices and accents from the Caribbean, Alaska, and First Nations/Native American tribes and communities for IDEA, her most recent contributions coming from Louisiana, Chicago, and Arizona.
She was a teaching artist in Chicago Public Schools for 10 years.