Tara Rankine is an Australian actor, singer and theatre maker based in London. She graduated from Monash University Performing Arts and 16th Street Acting Studio Melbourne. She is passionate about telling and sharing stories and creating work that is vulnerable and reminds us we are human. She has worked with a variety of independent theatre companies throughout Melbourne including her own children’s theatre company Sausage Dog Productions which toured original shows to festivals and schools throughout VIC and SA. In the UK Tara did a children's hospice tour with Christmas For Kids. Love is a Work in Progress is her debut one woman show, written and developed by Tara and performed in independent theatres in London and now Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Love is a Work in Progress with Tara Rankine
Raw, honest and laugh-out-loud funny, Tara Rankine takes you on a ridiculous yet poignant storytelling ride through past love, sex, relationships and heartbreak, fuelled by Tara’s heart-felt soul singing, real life embarrassments and the sensuality and power of being a woman.
Fresh from a London tour, this endearing mess invites you to a party in her heart. With original songs and the most vulnerable and hilarious love stories, you'll laugh, cry and be singing all the way home. Uplifting, soul searching and painfully funny, come check out what surprises this Aussie chick has in her box...
★★★★ Experience tender moments alongside the hilarity Theatre Weekly
★★★★ This is a show you should not miss Spy in The StallsMusic and lyrics by Maddie Thiele. Directed by Helen Broughton.
“Rankine’s infectious enjoyment and love for her work cannot fail.”
William Nash, The Spy in the Stalls
“It’s impossible not to love her style of welcoming inclusivity wrapped in care-free abandon.”
Greg Stewart, Theatre Weekly
“A roller coaster ride of emotions for the audience: tender, raunchy, uplifting, hilariously funny and moving”
Jan Kershaw, Glam Adelaide