Tonya Beckman has appeared as an actor at Shakespeare Theatre Company, Ford's Theatre, Folger Theatre, Round House Theatre, Arena Stage, Studio Theatre, Theater J, Taffety Punk, Olney Theatre, Forum Theatre, and the Kennedy Center. Regional credits include Cleveland Play House, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Center Stage, Fulton Theatre, Purple Rose Theatre Company, Human Race Theatre Co, Totem Pole Playhouse, and Door Shakespeare, among others. She has taught at George Washington University, Baldwin-Wallace College, Ohio University, Shepherd University, Duke Ellington School for the Arts, Everyman Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Imagination Stage, The Actors Center, and the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival. Local dialect coaching credits include productions for Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Theater J, Lean and Hungry Theatre, Longacre Lea, The Theatre Lab, and Constellation Theatre. Tonya holds an MFA from Ohio University's Professional Actor Training Program and a BFA from University of Wisconsin. She is a company member at Taffety Punk Theatre Company.