Iranian-American performing artist Tara Khozein is a theatre-maker, musical director, vocal improviser, teacher, and composer with a background in classical singing and physical theatre. After completing her studies, she lived and worked in Germany, France, New Mexico, and Hungary. As a multidisciplinary performer, she explores the intersections of classical and experimental singing, and physical theatre.
Tara holds an artist diploma in physical theatre from The Jacques Lecoq School, and a B.M. in vocal performance from New Mexico State University, and studied classical singing and German privately in Düsseldorf. She became a core ensemble member of Theater Grottesco, where she co-created and performed in 3 original works, one of which was awarded a NEFA touring and creation grant in 2017. She was also part of the original sound design and creation team for Meow Wolf's House of Eternal Return in 2016, where she later served as the primary content director for immersive performance 2018-2019.
Her recent projects include a collection of theatrical songs for solo voice, musical/theatrical duo collaborations, large-scale immersive projects, operatic voicemail messages, and the direction of circus and operetta performance.
Tara is based in Budapest, Hungary.