In 1983 T. Sukhanova worked as a producer’s assistant. In a year she was transferred to an actress. Nowadays she is an actress-puppeteer – a leading master of stage. T. Sukhanova finished Yaroslavl Theatrical Institute on the profession “Actor of puppet theatre” in 1990 and later Saint-Petersburg Pedagogical University named after Gertsen on the profession “Pedagogue-psychologist” in 2000.
The most remarkable parts of the actress became the parts of Tsarevna-lyagushka (Princess-frog) in the so-called performance, the Fox in “A Gold Chicken” by V. Orlov, Alyonushka in “Sister Alyonushka and her brother Ivanushka” by G. Sokolova, Granny Ulyana in “By the Pike’s Wish” by E. Tarakhovskaya, the Fox in the performance “A Grey Neck” by D. Mamin-Sibiryak. In 2000 T. A. Sukhanova got the participator’s diploma of the competition named after A. Badaev for the part of the Witch in “The Night on Ivana Kupala”. She is also awarded by the letter of commendation of the department of culture “For creative activity and a private contribution to development of culture” (2000).