First Nations Actor
Born in Cairns, Queensland, Samuel (Tainga) Savage is passionate about bringing the power of culture and storytelling to the stage.
A graduate from the Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts, Tai has performed multiple roles in the Aboriginal Performance production of Fever and works professionally around Perth as a commercial dancer and all-round performer.
Samuel was thrilled to make his Music Theatre debut with Opera Australia’s production of Bran Nue Dae. Tainga Savage started 2020 on a high, scoring a role in Australia’s first Indigenous musical – only to see it cancelled by coronavirus.
In 2021, he starred in Broadway smash hit Hamilton, and he is playing the lead role of Alexander Hamilton in 2022.Access Tai's Weaving Modules Access Tai's Music and Dance Modules