Ms. Taryn Tonelli is the coordinator of the performing arts at IHA. She is also the moderator of all theatrical productions, International Thespian Society (ITS), and Tech Corps. Ms. Tonelli is a director, teacher, performer, creative artist, and IHA alumna! After graduating from IHA in 2009, she attended Elon University, where she graduated cum laude with a B.F.A. degree in music theatre.
Ms. Tonelli has worked as an actress regionally; some favorite credits include Cinderella in Into the Woods and Lina Lamont in Singin’ in the Rain. She’s performed around the world in cities like Capetown, Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai on the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner as lead production singer. Ms. Tonelli has led programs at Helen Hayes Youth Theater, Broadway Theatre Workshops, and St. Joseph Regional High School, and is the founder/artistic director of the virtual performing arts studio, Hello Creatives.
"I am so thrilled to be back at IHA where my theater journey began," Ms. Tonelli said. "I'm looking forward to being back home and working creatively with the incredibly talented students at IHA."