Tamara is an Actor, Teaching Artist, Producer and Associate Director of Yonder Window Inc. and Audition Prep Intensive. Born in Mexico City, she moved to United States at the age of 3. She received her education from the Professional Performing Arts School in New York, the British American Dramatic Academy in London, and received her Bachelors Degree in English and Theater from Barnard College. Since 2000, she has assisted at workshops on Mexican folklore and cultural traditions, including Dia de los Muertos programs. Her commitment to teaching about Mexican identity includes work at the American Folk Art Museum, The Newark Museum, the American Crafts Museum and a 2012 JP Morgan Chase Artists in Our Communities grant. Tamara has also taught theater in over a dozen New York City public schools and theater companies. She is a teaching artist through the Center for Arts Education, Sundog Theater and is the Spanish and Theater teacher at Building Blocks Montessori School, Staten Island and at the Perry School. Tamara is a bilingual actress, who has spent much of her time performing and producing Shakespeare, Experimental Theater and Children’s theater. Tamara is an acting member acting member of the Writopia Play Festival, whose recent festivals performed at the June Havoc Theater and on Theater Row. Tamara works internationally and made her London debut in “A Midsummer Nights Dream” in 2009. For the past few years she has been working in Mexico and recently returned from performing an adaptation of Ibsen’s “Enemy of the People” directed by Dorothy Lyman in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Tamara’s most recent work includes, producing and starring in several Jose Rivera’s pieces in “Taproot: Poetic License 2016” as well as starring in the Solo Performance “Digna” about the life and death of Mexican Human Rights Lawyer Digna Ochoa.