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Tara M. Carrozza

'05


At Rochester:

  • Four-year varsity basketball player and letter recipient
  • First sophomore selected as captain and continued through her junior and senior year
  • Senior year, Carrozza was the…
    • NCAA East Sectional MVP
    • Chuck Resler Tournament MVP
    • JP Morgan All-Tournament Team
    • She holds records in 3rd most assists in a single season (144), 5th most assists in a career (305) and many more. 
    • Graduated with a degree in Economics
    • Recipient of a Take Five Scholarship

Post Graduate:

  • Studied acting at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
  • Earned a second degree in Acting in 2008
  • Tara worked as an assistant producer on the Tony-Award winning musical Once
  • Tara’s post-production film work premiered at the following festivals: Sundance, Tribeca, South by Southwest, Toronto and Venice
  • In 2014, Tara was inspired to change careers into education and was accepted into the New York City Teaching Fellows
  • She has taught high school students with Autism at PS811X in the South Bronx
  • In 2016, Tara earned a Master’s Degree in Adolescent Special Education and English from Pace University
  • Tara now resides in Norwalk, CT with her husband Christopher and daughter Eleanora