683: A Stuntwoman’s Journey To Confidence With Tara Macken

Tara Macken is a stuntwoman.  Tara works and resides in Los Angeles, California. Due to her education and physical history, Tara A Stuntwoman’s Journey To Confidence With Tara Macken“fell” into stunt work, a natural progression for a woman of unusual circumstances.  She is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and can be seen in films, T.V shows, print jobs and live shows.

Tara shares how becoming a stuntwoman gave her the confidence to live life on her terms doing what she loves.  She also shares tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.


Tara Macken is a stuntwoman.

Cultural Background

Tara is of Filipina and Irish descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Believe in yourself.

Believe in yourself

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is love, being truthful and honest with your passion.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Tara was a confident kid.  She knew being different made her unique but she did feel intimidated when showing up for commercial auditions.

The “AHA” Moment

Tara went to college in USA and started to do things on her own without the distractions from family and friends.  She discovered doing stunt work and transitioned becoming a stuntwoman but at the time she had to hide from her family saying it was acting work.  After college, her dad asked her what she wanted to do and she surprised him.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Tara is now a successful stuntwoman and her life and awesome and fulfilling.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Start off small and be kind to yourself.

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