Tianna Nori grew up in the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario where she discovered her love of performing at the very young age of 7 when she became involved with community theatre and public speaking. In 2006 Tianna auditioned and was accepted into the exclusive acting program at The University of British Columbia where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours degree in Acting. Tianna’s theatre accolades during that time saw her in a variety of roles, working on nine main stage shows.
Having completed her studies, Tianna moved to Toronto in 2010 when she was offered the position to Host ‘Lights! Camera! Action! Canada’. At this time she was also cast in her first supporting role as Liz Pace in ‘Dual Suspects’, aired on Global. In 2011, Long Valley Productions signed Tianna to be the Co-Host of ‘Last Bride Standing’; aired in the U.S.A on ‘WeTV’. In 2012 Tianna became the sole Host for the show as well as taking on the role of Co-Executive Producer. 2012 also saw Nori cast in her first lead role in the feature film ‘Clean Break’, Directed by Tricia Lee (GS Productions & Dark Hope Entertainment) winning best Drama Feature at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival 2013. Also in 2013 Tianna worked with Buck Productions to associate produce the Canadian hit television series ‘The Project – Guatemala’ (OLN and CITY). In the fall of 2013, Nori auditioned and was accepted into Second City’s Conservatory where she currently trains and performs on a weekly basis.
So far in 2014, Tianna can be seen in ‘Clean Break’, directed by Tricia Lee (Available now on VOD/itune) ‘Inspiration’, directed by Jason Armstrong (Skeleton Key Films), ‘Fast Train’, directed by Roy Bartell (Rival 5 Entertainment), ‘Shattered Worlds’, directed by Alex Sikorsky (Potential Productions/Dark Hope Entertainment) and ‘Club Utopia’, directed by Frank A. Caruso (Caruso Visual Productions).
Tianna has recently been cast in the following films for 2014: ‘The Demolisher’ as Samantha, directed by Gabriel Carrer (Latefox Pictures Inc.), ‘Save Yourself’ as Sasha Tobin, directed by Ryan M. Andrews (Post City Sound) and Breakthrough Entertainment/ Blackfawn Films’ ‘The Sublet’ directed by John Ainslie. All to be released in 2015.
Tianna recognizes the need to combine her talent for presentation with her passion to work on social and humanitarian issues. When Tianna isn’t filming you can find her working for ‘Me To We’ as an International Trip Facilitator and supporting/volunteering with ‘Free The Children’, ‘Project Somos’ and ‘The Humane Society’. With so much love and vitality, Tianna continues to raise the bar in her expectations of herself. This quality allows her to excel in areas of as well as her personal endeavors. “It is only through experience that you can understand and only through understanding can you affect change.” – T.N