Artist Bio

Tania Richard

(Bio as of March 2022)

Tania Richard (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Rehearsal Consultant) is an antiracism educator and has led antiracism training for Fortune 500 Companies, tech start-ups, non-profit organizations, universities, theaters, Broadway productions and presidential campaigns. Tania has been featured on NPR’s All Things ConsideredThe StoryOUT CHICAGO; Chicago Tribune and on WTTWs Chicago Tonight speaking on issues of culture, race, equity and inclusion. She is currently the producer and host of the podcast Tanias Take: race, culture and the culture of race. She is a published author and an award-winning playwright. She has performed on Broadway, with The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Court Theatre, Goodman Theatre, among others. She taught in The Second City Training Center and in Columbia College’s Cinema and Television Arts department. She has also held position at DePaul University and Chicago Dramatists, among others. She has appeared on Chicago FireChicago JusticeChicago PDEmpireProven InnocentThe Chi and Work in Progress as well as multiple commercials.