Training: Royal Academy of Dance Qualifications for Ballet. International Dance Teachers Association Qualifications for Modern and Tap
Most recently Taryn played Desiree Armfeldt in Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music as part of the 2017 Frinton Summer Season.
Other theatre credits include: Alice in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (SACPAC Tour), Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (PACOFS), Jack understudy in Jack and the Beanstalk (CAPAB), Frenchy understudy in Grease (Richard Loring), Diana, Bebe, Maggie, Val, Cassie understudy in A Chorus Line (SACPAC tour), Gertie Cummings in Oklahoma (SACPAC Tour), Sally understudy in Me and My Girl (PACT), Anne Frank in Yours Anne (CAPAB), Sister Mary Leo in Nunsense (Pieter Toerien), Anne in La Cage Aux Folles (Civic Theatre). Miranda in Return to the Forbidden Planet - Vita Award for Best Supporting Actress (Natal Playhouse) , Angie in Summer Holiday (SAPAC Tour), Soul Girl in Jesus Christ Superstar (PACT), Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (PACT), Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Civic Theatre), Grace Farrel in Annie - Vita Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Civic Theatre), Bombalurina in CATS (South Africa, Malaysia Tour, Beirut Tour for Pieter Toerien and Really Useful), The Chorus Girl in The Chorus Girl (Chekov Festival), Bombalurina in CATS (Athens Tour for Pieter Toerien and Really Useful), Gertie in Noel and Gertie – Fleur Nomination (Pieter Toerien), Mary and alternate Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard - Naledi Nomination (Pieter Toerien), Elsa Shraeder in The Sound of Music – Fleur Nomination (South Africa, Singapore, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Jakarta for Pieter Toerien) and Bombalurina in CATS (South Korea).
Film includes: Annie in Panic Mechanic (Leon Schuster), Gina in The Little Unicorn (Peakviewing Productions). Isabel in, In light of Is (Sinkwa Productions).
Television includes: The Game (TV2), Stolen Lives (TV2), A O Utwile (SABC), Kideo – presenter (Louise Smit Productions – SABC), Avenues (A&P Productions – SABC), Infokey – presenter (DSTV), Merle in Snitch (Endemol -MNET), Jozi H (SABC), Binnelanders (Stark Films), Life is Wild (Paramount Pictures), Innocent Times (Shoot the Moon), The Lab II (Curious Pictures), SAF 3 (Patsy Pictures) and Isidingo (Endemol).
Other credits include: Voice artist for various advertising campaigns including a recent line of children’s Nursery Rhyme campaign for Grassroots Media, Coca cola, Pepsi, DSTV, Virgin Atlantic, Nivea, Dove, FNB, Standard Bank and Maybelline International Campaign as American voice artist for South Africa.
Taryn is also lead singer of her jazz trio No Frets and a recording artist for The Clamber Club albums and Guest Artist on the Beautiful Creatures of the Sea album.