Tamara earned a BFA in Theatre Performance from York University.  She began her acting career at The Stratford Festival of Canada working in the young company for two years under the direction of Richard Rose before going on to perform roles in the main company.  Her career as a performer has spanned 23 years and includes working for theaters here in Toronto (Tarragon, Neccesary Angel, Nightwood and Canadian Stage) and across the country (The National Arts Center and Theatre Calgary) as well as playing a lead role on Broadway in the musical Mamma Mia!   She lived and worked in NYC and LA before returning to Toronto in 2009.  She was the Artistic Producer and a Founding Artist of Theatre 20 from it’s inception in May 2009 to July 2013.  She played the role of Rose Narracott in the Mirvish / National Theatre production of War Horse at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto. Tamara has also written a musical play entitled Beholden which was workshopped for the FUSE 2009 series at Theatre Calgary.  In June of 2015, she was invited to participate in the acclaimed Directors Lab North in Toronto.

She joined Tarragon Theatre as the new Assistant Artistic Director in August of 2015.

Contact Tamara at tamara@tarragontheatre.com.