Tanya trained at London College of fashion and has been a make up artist for around 30 years. She has worked in all areas of the industry including TV, Film, Theatre and Fashion as well as teaching. She was head of the make up department at Phantom of the Opera (The Brilliant Original London production) for over 20 years and was also part of the main make up team for the Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies for London 2012.
She has worked on many other live events including: Fashion Rocks, The Brits, The Royal Variety Performance, Comic Relief and the Olivier Awards and most recently for TV & film on The Crown, The Great, Mission Impossible and James Bond. Tanya is deputy course leader at London College Of Fashion on the BA Hons Degree course in hair make up and prosthetics for performance. She also has taught on HND and degree specialist make up courses at numerous colleges/universities as well as private workshops. She also has her own business Get Set Go Bags Ltd, designing and selling industry standard HMUA on set and kit bags.