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Emily Tyra stars in "Flesh and Bone" on Starz as Mia.

Starting her career at 17 with the Boston Ballet and James Sewell Ballet companies, Emily Tyra soon realized her desire to perform reached beyond the roles of the Ballet world.

As an actor, Tyra began appearing on stage in regional productions, before moving to New York to pursue a career on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut working with the incredibly talented Hugh Jackman in his one man show "Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway" and continues to appear with him in concert around the country. Shortly after her debut, Tyra played the role of Candy in "The City Club," off-Broadway at The Minetta Lane Theater, then moved on to the new musical, "Chaplin," at the Barrymore Theater as Lita Grey, Chaplin's 2nd wife. Tyra recently closed "Nice Work If You Can Get It," starring Matthew Broderick, where she also understudied Eileen Evergreen and The Duchess Estonia Dulworth.

Pursuing a career on the screen, Tyra has appeared in HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," awards shows, pilots, independent films and commercials. She studied improv at The Peoples Improv Theater in New York City. She is also a trained aerialist and stuntwoman.

Tyra resides in Manhattan.


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Current Residence: New York, NY

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