By Michelle Higgins
It’s a far cry from her days growing up in Peace River. The brown-eyed beauty took part in a Peace Players production of The Sound of Music when she was eight years old, but back then she was more interested in figure skating, volleyball and track-and-field. The acting bug didn’t bite until she was pursuing her undergraduate degree in physical education at the University of Alberta, where she took a drama class to fulfill an outside-faculty requirement.
Below: "Peace River-born actress Tanis Parenteau, who first tasted the spotlight at the age of eight in a Peace Players production of The Sound of Music, is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree at the New School for Drama in New York City."