TONYA MARIE CANADY - SAG-AFTRA

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LOCAL HIRE NY, LA, ATLANTA, CHICAGO, NEW ORLEANS, CANADA, US

TV

The Politician

Co-Star

Netflix - EP: Ryan Murphy

I Know This Much Is True

Guest Star

HBO - EP: Mark Ruffalo

The Village

Co-Star

NBC - Dir. Cheryl Dunye

New Amsterdam

Co-Star

NBC - Dir. Michael Slovis

Happy

Co-Star

SyFy - Dir. Brian Taylor

The First Wives Club

Co-Star

BET- Dir. Jamie Babbit

Seven Seconds

Co-Star

Netflix - Dir. Gavin O'Connor

Shades of Blue

Co-Star

NBC - Dir. Jim McKay

Bull

Co-Star

CBS - Dir. Peter Leto

Big Brooklyn Style

Recurring

TLC - Prod: Stacy London

Celebrity Apprentice/Joan Rivers

Co-Star

NBC

Film

Accent Fatale

Supporting

Dir: Ilona McCrea

Siren's Song

Lead

Dir: Colleen Davie Janes

Getting Over

Lead

Dir: Michele Lyman

Not Your Call

Lead

Dir: Brent Katz

Dear Santa

Lead

Dir: Michael Piper-Younie

Pick Me

Supporting

Dir: Caroline Duncan

Turtons On TV - Web Series

Principal

Dir: Turtons

AFI World Peace Initiative

Principal

2016 Festival de Cannes

Lets Play Doctor

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

Creative Nursing

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

The Captain

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

Nurse vs. Baker College

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

An Interview with Grit

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

Running from the Dead

Lead

Dir: P.J. Galati

Complaisant

Supporting

Junto Box Films

Back It Up

Lead

Dir: Roz Coleman Williams

Home Sweet Home

Lead

Redwall Productions

O.B.A.M. Nude

Supporting

Dir: Rod Weber

Industrial

Bank of America

Teacher/Principle

Internet Only

Theatre

The Wonderful Wizard of Song

Lead

St. Luke's Theatre, NYC

Dirtysomething

Lead (Various Roles)

The Living Theatre

R.R.R.E.D., The Musical

Clara

L'il Peach Theatre

The Grandmas

Lead-Charlene

Wanda McKiver

All Shook Up

Sylvia

Brown-Pinto Productions

Smoking Will Make You More Attractive

Lead (Various Roles)

Groundworks Theatre

Glory Gospel Singers

Lead

McKoy-Joubert (Germany)

Little Shop of Horrors

Crystal

Holmdel, NJ

Leader of the Pack

Darlene Love

Holmdel, NJ

Sweeney Todd

Soprano

Holmdel, NJ

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Soprano

Long Island, NY

Training

Jiu Jitsu - Sanuces Ryu

Vaughn Parker

Brooklyn, NY

Voiceover Coach

Joan Baker

New York, NY

Improv 201

UCB

New York, NY

Improv Troupe

Supernova

New York, NY

Improv 101

UCB

New York, NY

Rosalyn Coleman Williams

On-Camera

New York, NY

Bill Esper (William Esper Studio)

Acting Tech. & Scene Study

New York, NY

Tasha Smith (TSAW)

Acting Tech. & Scene Study

New York, NY

Tisha Ioli (Don Case)

Commercial Class

New York, NY

Brooke Thomas/Mary Egan (House)

Commercial Class

New York, NY

Jeannie Lovetri/Jeff Halpern

Voice Teacher

New York, NY

Ted Sluberski

Voice Over Training

New York, NY

Atonia Pettiford

Runway/Showroom Instruction

New York, NY

Pat Murphy: MediaImage.com

Ear Prompter

New York, NY

Pat Murphy: MediaImage.com

On-Air Hosting & TV Anchor

New York, NY

Vincent La Selva

Opera Workshop

Juilliard School of Music

Virgina Grasso

Voice Studio for Opera

New York, NY

Joan Irene's Dance Studio

Ballet, Toe, Tap, and Jazz

Matawan, NJ

Commercials and Voiceovers

Tena

Lead

EUE Productions

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

William Esper Studio

Scene Study/Movement

New York, NY

The Juilliard School of Music

Opera

New York, NY

American Institute of Musical Studies

Opera

Graz, Austria

Awards

Sundance Film Festival 2020

100 Minute Film Screening- Not Your Call

Park City, Utah

Best Supporting Actress in a Short Film

Hollywood Dreamz International Film Fest

Las Vegas, NV

2nd Place

National Assoc. of Teachers of Singing

Central NY Region

1st Place

Syracuse University Concerto Competition

Syracuse, NY

Website

TonyaCanady.com

http://voiceoversunlimited.com/talent.ht

http://voicebank.net/default.j

*Screened my short, Not Your Call at Sundance Film Festival 2020 in the 100 Minute Film category *GUEST STAR IN I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE AIRING IN 2020 *AUGUST 2018 AWARDED BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM BY HOLLYWOOD DREAMZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'3"

Weight: 185 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Shoulder Length

 

Basic Tap,Jazz,Ballet, Belt, Legit, and Mix, Deadlift 255 pounds, Double-Jointed, Excellent Social Dance, Good at Imitation, Improv UCB & Supernova, Jiu-Jitsu/Boxing, Kettlebells, Medical Knowledge, Opera singer: Soprano, Pop,Gospel,Read Music, R&B,Musical Theatre, Sanuces Ryu Jiu-jitsu, Sing in 6 languages, Southern,BritishAccent, Aerobics, Boxing, Canoeing, Equestrian - General, Jump Rope, Kick Boxing, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Martial Arts - Jiu-Jitsu, Snorkeling, Swimming - ability - general, Swimming - backstroke, Swimming - breast stroke, Swimming - freestyle, Weight Lifting, Comedian, Dance Hip Hop, Dance Jazz, Dance Tap, Dancer, Ear Prompter, Host, Improvisation, Licensed Driver, Medical Equip., Modeling, Singer, Teleprompter, Vocal Range: Alto, Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Vocal Range: Soprano, Vocal Style: Belt, Vocal Style: Legit, Voiceover, Whistler, Boston Accent, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, New York Accent, Southern Accent, Spanish Accent