After winning a Gulbenkian Award to research choreography in New York in 1974, Tamara was invited to attend the International Choreographic Course in Surrey as a choreographer in 1976 (Director: Norman Morris). Voted ‘most promising young choreographer’ (Dance and Dancers magazine, 1975), she has since choreographed or directed over one hundred, commissioned, new works, including eight full-length professional works, two children's shows specifically devised for 5-11 year olds, and more than a dozen full length community works.

Tamara has choreographed for the following professional and community companies and Solo Artists:

Adugna Dance Theatre (Ethiopia); Aura Dance Company (Lithuania); Ballet San Marcos (Peru); CanDoCanDance (Hamburg), Dance of Hope (Lima), Danz Die Toleranz (Vienna), Grandes Pasos (Tenerife), Hungarian State Theatre (Romania); Making A Move (Hamburg), Pavlina Lazaris (Greece); Residance (Detmold), TM Dance (International); V.U.S. (Czechoslovakia).

Alpha Dance Co.; Antics; Bodyworks Dance Studio Graduates; Bracknell Youth Dance; Cycles Dance Co; Dance & Theatre Co-operation; Dance City, Newcastle; Dance Spectrum; Dancework; Derby Dance; Dundee Rep Dance Co.; East Anglia Dance Theatre; EMMA Dance Co; Extemporary Dance Co.; Fife Youth Dance; Gerry Turvey; Gill Clarke; Harehills Youth Dance; Isle of Wight Youth Dance; Jumpers; Lomand Dance Group; Lynx Dance; Medway Community Dance; National Youth Dance Company; New Arts Consort; Nexus Dance Co.; Northern Stage; The Place Lecture Demonstration Group; RJC Dance Theatre; Rosina Bonsu; Ross & Cromarty Adult Performance Group; Sabata; Spiral Dance Co.; Splitz Dance Co.; Steps Dance Co.; Stirling Dance Theatre; Stirling Youth Dance; Swindon Dance; Thamesdown Youth Dance; Welsh Dance Theatre; X- Group.

She often works in close tandem with composers and designers, notably composers Christopher Benstead and Barry Ganberg, and Lighting Designer Pete Ayres.

A full list of her choreographic commissions can be found here.

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