Tara Hennig stepped on stage at the age of 3 in her hometown of Green Bay Wisconsin, where she had the dream of dancing professionally, and traveling the world. She went on to receive her BFA in Dance Performance from Butler University in Indianapolis. During her four years at Butler she performed with Butler Ballet, as well as dancing professionally with the Gregory Hancock Dance Theater. With GHDT she toured Latvia, performing soloist roles in various cities and venues including the Latvian National Opera House in Riga where she performed for the President of Latvia. In 2000 she got hired as lead dancer for Carnival Cruise Lines, and was honored to be in the inaugural casts of the Conquest in 2002, and the Valor in 2004. In 2006 she was promoted to Dance Captain in which she was in charge of teaching, staging, and rehearsing all of the shows, as well as maintaining all costumes and props for multi million dollar production shows. She did this on over 12 different Carnival ships for 13 years, visiting many exotic ports of call and performing nightly in front of thousands. Tara retired from Carnival in 2013, and has recently completed her comp rehensive Pilates training, as well as her Zumba certification.