Henu Josephine Tarrant (Rappahannock/Ho-Chunk/Kuna) is a lifetime Native NYC community member.
A third generation New Yorker and second generation Jerseyite. All of which has had a huge influence on her very urban experience as a Native woman in the performing arts. She is a graduate of the American Musical & Dramatic Academy’s prestigious Musical Theater Program. She has attended the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation, and the LABrynth Theater IntensiveEnsemble. Her most recent works include 100 Years 100 Women: Restart Stages (Lincoln Center), Native Theatre: Where Are We Now? (Howlround.com), Misdemeanor Dreams (Abrons Arts, NY), Red Moon Blues (New York Theater Workshop NXT Door, NY), DOGFIGHT (Second Stage Theater, NY), Ajijaak On Turtle Island (The New Victory Theater, NY) , & Don't Feed The Indians-A Divine Comedy Pageant (La MaMa E.T.C, NY) with Safe Harbors NYC. She also was a featured vocalist on the soundtrack of Dawnland (Composed by Jennifer Kriesberg). She is currently focused on serving as the interim Managing Director of Safe Harbors NYC, continuing to workshop her one-person show Red Moon Blues, and finishing her first EP SERPENT in 2022.