Tricia grew up on an almond farm in Modesto, CA. When she moved to NYC, before she could make a living as an actor, Tricia sold her art on the street. Her Broadway debut came as Brittany Murphy's understudy in the role of Catherine in the Tony Award winning revival of A View from the Bridge.
Other Broadway credits include Julie Taymor’s The Green Bird and Fiddler on the Roof as Chava, opposite Alfred Molina and Harvey Fierstein. Off-Broadway highlights include originating the role of Donna in the comedy Debbie Does Dallas, Cressida in Troilus and Cressida (directed by Sir Peter Hall) with TFANA, and Carol in Edward Albee’s Lady from Dubuque (the inaugural production at the new Signature Theatre).
Frequently seen (and heard) on television, Tricia is proud to say she's played a lawyer, suspect, victim, victim’s sister and victim’s mother on Law & Order and SVU over the years. She played the role of Gloria, a folk singer who gets scammed, in the critically acclaimed film Great World of Sound and most recently recorded her first album in Nashville in January 2016. She had a recurring role on the AMC/Lionsgate series Feed the Beast with David Schwimmer and was on Season 2 of The Affair and Season 4 of OITNB. A short film she starred in -Visit 57, was shown in a variety of festivals around the country, last summer she filmed Green in Vermont and will film Dressed this summer. She continues to work on two web series - #Mother Judger with The Refinery and mommy blogger with Eric Pfeffinger. This summer she will play Doralee in the musical 9 to 5 at Sacramento Music Circus.
Tricia has volunteered in the NYC prison system for the past 9 years. She's an avid baker, crafter and artist and loves dividing her time between NYC and her Modesto farm life. She is married to director Gabriel Barre. They live in midtown Manhattan with their two sons.