Tia is of Ngati Maniapoto, Ngati Porou and Ngapuhi descent, lives in Mangere East and loves performing! This is Tia’s first professional role since debuting in community musical theatre in 2015. When she is not dancing in jazz, ballet, hip-hop and tap, or at school in sports teams, kapahaka, choir or band, Tia likes playing the piano, cooking, surfing and designing clothes. Tia wants to acknowledge her whanau, friends and teachers who have been very supportive in helping her live her dreams. Tia is excited to be part of such an inspiring cast and crew, and she looks forward to experiencing Billy Elliot the Musical and the ASB Waterfront Theatre.