Tara Simon

Vocal | Piano | Songwriting | Artist Development

Tara Simon
Tara has performed at a wide array of notable venues, released several hit singles on iTunes. She has performed for A-list celebrities Simon Cowell, Sugarland, Brittney Spears, Justin Bieber, and L.A. Reid. In 2012 Tara was selected as one of the top 24 vocalists on the X Factor. After her first audition, Simon Cowell said with a smile, “I believe we’ve only scratched the surface of what you’re capable of. Tara is not only a fierce artist but she is also the Director of Music & Performing Arts at her company, Tara Simon Studios in Atlanta. She has been coaching children and adults in all areas of the performing arts for more than ten years. Several of her students have landed principal and supporting roles in independent films, television and theatrical productions as well as tours with national recording artists.


 

Emily Barnes

Acting | Voice-Overs

Emily Barnes
Emily graduated with honors from Brenau University in 2011 with a BA in Theatre Performance and was selected to represent the Georgia Theatre Alliance as part of the 2010-2011 Repertory Company. Emily is signed to People Store, a top Atlanta talent agency, and is a working professional in all avenues of the business including stage, film, TV, commercials and voice-overs. She has appeared on the Discovery Channel, Lifetime Movie Network and landed numerous roles on screen for companies such as The Home Depot, Havertys, Verizon Wireless, and Comcast Communications. See more of Emily’s TV and film credits on IMDb, the world’s largest collection of movie, TV and celebrity info.

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Heather Statham

Vocal | Beginner Piano | Acting

Heather Statham
Heather began her training in her native home of Griffin Georgia. As a student of The Dance Academy and Studio “D” School of Dance, her love of dance and the performing arts was realized and nurtured at an early age. In addition to her training in ballet, tap and jazz, her talent and passion for musical theater landed her with the Griffin Footlight Players. As a result, she was featured in such performances as The Music Man, Pool’s Paradise, A Christmas Carol and The Miracle WorkerShe continued her love of the performing arts in her studies at Brenau University.


 

Ansley Gwinn

Vocal | Acting

Ansley Gwinn
Born in Marietta, Georgia, Ansley began singing as toddler, using her family’s fireplace mantle as a stage with her very own nonsensical lyrics, igniting a passion for vocal performance at an early age. She continued to pursue the arts throughout her school years with an active involvement in Chorus and Theater. Ansley attended The University of Alaska, Anchorage and supported herself through college as a vocal and performance coach for children and teens. Her former clients have been featured on New Girl, American Idol, the Miss America Pageant and have won several local and national talent competitions. Ansley, herself, competed in the state-wide “Alaska’s Country Idol” vocal competition in 2007 and finished 4th out of 300+ submissions and finalists…
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