Tara Cosplay (Tara-Nicole Azarian in real life) is an energetic, quirky, content creator, actress, disabled model, host and cosplayer.
Also a professional streamer, Tara was the #1 US Streamer in 2021 for LIVIT. She was also the #1 Music streamer that same year for LIVIT. Currently she is a streaming partner with META/Facebook & just recently signed with TIKTOK as an official streamer as well!
She is a series regular on the new Web TV show “Crazy”where she plays ADDIE (a disabled character). The series, mentioned in Deadline, premiered at Outfest, in LA, last year.
Tara is a strong advocate of the movement: ANYONE can cosplay. As a person who is twice disabled, meaning she has both physical and mental disabilities, she is very popular with guests because they see themselves represented in her.Tara is Autistic and has ADHD. In addition she also has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Degenerative Disc Disease, Scoliosis, and many other conditions. So, she understands the challenges and rewards of being a cosplayer with disabilities. She is living proof that cosplay can help transport a person to a place where they feel stronger and more empowered, like the superhero they are portraying. Cosplay has helped her come to peace with living with her disabilities.
At San Diego Comic Con 2018 she was won a Cosplay Creator Award from the SYFY Network for her genderbend Elvis Presley Cosplay! Receiving this award is one of her favorite cosplay moments!
She’s been a Covergirl for Cosplazine Magazine, Delicious Dolls Magazine Nerdy Girl / Cosplay Issue and the AX Cover of DTLA Magazine. She had an 8 page interview and pictorial in Simply Sxy Magazine, she is in the Team Pin-up 2017 coffee table Holiday book and has been published in Cosplay Culture Magazine. You have seen her on ,”Lets Make A Deal”,“Tauntfest”, “Nerd Girls Draw” and “Nerd Talk Live” but her resume boasts over 70 credits on film & TV.
In addition to cosplay, she’s a well known Indie filmmaker (winner of 5 Telly Awards), model and actress. She has written and directed 7 short films and has played over 150 film festivals, including the prestigious Dances With Films at the TCL Chinese Theaters on Hollywood Blvd. Tara has worked in TV, Film & commercials since she was 4 years old. This multitalented lady never disappoints!
On top of ALL of that, she's also a licensed Travel Agent who specializes in disability friendly travel.