Tamara was born in Montilla, Córdoba in 1978. She began her dance studies at age six in various disciplines such as flamenco, classical ballet, contemporary and Spanish dance, obtaining honor enrollment by the Royal Academy of Dance.
In 1998 she finished her studies in Ballet and Spanish Dance in the conservatories of Seville and Malaga, graduating outstandingly. The following year she moved to Seville to pursue her studies with master Manolo Marín. She has also worked with Javier Latorre, Manolete, Merche Esmeralda, Belen Maya, Victor Ullate, and Ramón Oller among others. In September of 2000 under the direction of Aída Gómez she began what was a 12 year long trajectory in the Ballet Nacional de España in which she interpreted numerous works such as “Danza y Tronío” by Mairemma, “Concierto de Aranjuez” by Pilar López, “Cambalache” by Antonio Canales or “Leyenda” by Jose Antonio, this latter one as a soloist.
As a principal dancer she has had the pleasure of starring in some of the most important works of Spanish dance such as “Medea” by José Granero and “Fuenteovejuna” by Antonio Gades, taking lead roles such as “Creusa” and “Laurencia”, respectively. She has also performed in “Claro de Luna” by Jose Antonio, previously interpreted exclusively by Makarova and Lola Greco and “El Loco” as “Tamara Karsavina” in Javier Latorre´s choreography, released in the Royal theatre in September of 2004 and in The Gran Teatre Liceu in October of the following year.
During her stay in the Ballet Nacional she´s had the pleasure of meeting and working with figures such as: Teresa Nieto, Juanjo Linares, Alberto Lorca, Pilar López, José Granero and Antonio Gades.
In 2004 she contributed as a guest artist in Australia´s “Adelaide Dance Festival”.
In 2009 she was invited by Shoji Kojima, director of the company with the same name and awarded by the emperor of Japan as the person with the cultural merit to participate in the direction and coordination of “La Celestina” a choreographic work by Javier Latorre with the music of the great flamenco guitarist Chicuelo. “La Celestina” was premiered in November 28th at “Le Theatre Ginza” and was considered by some critics the best dance work performed in Japan during the XXI century.
In 2012 she finalized her 12 year long journey in the Ballet Nacional de España and participated as a soloist in the show “La Otra Piel” with success from the critics both in Seville´s Flamenco Biennial and Jerez´s Flamenco Festival.
In April 2013 she was invited to participate in the show “Las Santas de Zurbarán” by flamenco dancer and choreographer Eva la Yerbabuena. Later in May that same year she was invited by Aida Gómez to participate in the “Gala Estrellas de la Danza” held in Pozuelo de Alarcón.
Tamara has shared the stage with illustrious figures of music such as Manolo Sanlucar, Juan Manuel Cañizares, Juan Gómez “Chicuelo”, Jose Antonio Rodríguez, Chano Domínguez, Esperanza Fernandez, and Jose Pons amongst many others.
She has been invited to teach by Japan´s National Ballet and has taught multiple courses of Spanish dance and flamenco in cities such as London, Chicago, Bangkok, Moscow and Athens, she is now director and instructor at her “studio Flamencodanza”.