This week’s #womancrushwednesday is Tara Macri!
Singer/Songwriter/Actor – Tara Macri is a woman of many talents. Her musically inclined family introduced her to piano as a toddler, and her passion for performing bloomed from there. The Toronto born, now L.A.-based artist also took up acting, honing her skills at the Stratford festival before moving onto Broadway inNew York. Tara starred in the critically acclaimed production of Hairspray, before coming back to music to perform at the Hollywood Bowl alongside friend Nick Jonas. The power of her voice took Tara from Toronto to New York, Chicago (where she performed in the acclaimed production Jersey Boys) before she decided to call LA home.
Tara Macri’s debut single “Strawberry Moon” put her on the pop music map, and her single ‘Prettiest Girl in the Room’ the broke Billboard’s top 100 and received over 100,000 views on YouTube within the first two weeks. Her latest, ‘This Crush’ is set to be the song of the summer. Collaborating with some music industry big wigs, Tara’s new track was produced by Greg Collins (U2, Gwen Stefani, Matchbox Twenty, Kiss) and mixed by Grammy Award winner Chris Lord-Alge (The Rolling Stones, Chaka Khan, Carly Simons, Bruce Springstein and Madonna). The single was cowritten with Andrea England and Eric Nicolau. England is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose original songs have been featured on shows such as Joan of Arcadia and Dawson’s Creek. Nicolau is an accomplished guitarist/vocalist who has been featured on stage and screen and was the musical director for Platinum award winning artist Bridgit Mendler. Check the song out for yourself here:
Let’s read about what this crushworthy gal has to say about love and romance, shall we?
What’s your instant deal breaker?
My deal breaker is someone who lacks a sense of humour. Also lack of kindness.
What is the best piece of romance advice you have ever received?
[From]My dad actually! He is so funny when it comes to advice in this department. He would always say, “It will happen when you least expect it.” It’s so true!
What’s the strangest thing someone has done to get your attention?
One time someone left a very nice note on the windshield of my car. Only thing is they asked me out but did not leave any of their contact info so… coulda, woulda, shoulda J
If there was one piece of advice you could give to other men/women out there, what would it be?
Oh wow let’s see. I think it would be that you are responsible for your own happiness. I think that can apply not only to your romantic relationships but also to every part of your life J
Describe your love life in one word
I am in a happy place. Okay that’s more than one word – what about magic 🙂