Tahnee Freda is a writer, instructor and arts administrator whose passion for the arts and their impact on society and self has been a driving force since childhood. In her tenure as a development professional and instructor for LAMusArt, Tahnee has raised over a million dollars in foundation, corporate and government support for the institution, and has taught over 200 young East LA students in drama, playwriting and dance.
She started in the non profit sector at the 52nd Street Project in New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, a non profit dedicated to uplifting underserved youngsters through original dramatic works, as a Development and Management Associate and managed both development duties and day to day office operations. Prior to that, she worked at Hello Junior Productions.
Tahnee is a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts and holds a BA in Visual and Performing Arts Studies with a concentration in Playwriting. Tahnee continues to write plays, fiction and non fiction and has been published in Compound Butter and Motherwell Mag, and seen at the Five Angels Theater and the Village Gate Theater. She received her certification in Nonprofit Management from the Center for Nonprofit Management in 2023 and is currently a member of the Teaching Artists Guild National Advisory Committee.