Tia Ballard is a Texas gal born in the briar patch of Paris, Texas. She began her career in the industry while still in college, and has worked professionally as an actor, writer, and director. She graduated with a double Bachelors in Speech & Communication and Theatre Arts from Texas A&M, and also has both an Associates and a teaching degree.
Currently she is directing the dub of the anime adaptions of A3! and starring as Nene in Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun. You may know her from her roles as Zero Two in Darling in the Franxx, Happy in Fairy Tail, Rinko in My Love Story, Nanami in Kamisama Kiss, Kagura in Fruits Basket 2019, Rea in Sankarea, Beast in Black Butler: Book of Circus, Marron in Dragon Ball Z, Megumi in Shiki, Amira in Rage of Bahamut, Haruka in Harukana Receive, Ragdoll in My Hero Academia, Eris in Cat Planet Cuties, Rin in Rideback, Mizore in Rosario+Vampire, Shao May in Fullmetal Alchemist, and over 200 others.
A few of her video game credits include Velvet in Them’s Fightin’ Herds, JianYu in Street Fighter V, Ms Marlowe in Street Fighter V, and Riyu in Akiba’s Beat.
In addition, Tia has directed The Royal Tutor, SEGA’s Chain Chronicle Kono Oto Tomare, and both wrote and directed the English adaptation of Kiss Him, Not Me.
She is an artist and writer as well. She is currently working on a children’s book and many other personal projects in various stages of production. During her free time, Tia is a Master Gardener and enjoys laying in the grass. She loves spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Tom Hanx.