TAMARA FERNANDO  

BIOGRAPHY

 
Tamara Fernando Franco/Sri Lankan artist, trained at the Conservatoire de danse D’Avignon and at the Pygmallion studio, collaborates as a dancer with many companies, Ballet National de Marseille, Ballet Basel in Switzerland, Blanca Li... She also participates in musical shows, and dances for artists, such as Stromae, Prince or Mika… She also appears in feature films. 
As a choreographer, Tamara collaborates with Marie-Agnès Gillot on the show "Les Souliers Rouges" performed at the "Folies Bergère" theater in Paris. Following this first collaboration, Marie-Agnès Gillot and Tamara Fernando continue to develop various projects together. Thus, « La Boxeuse amoureuse", a show, on the music of Arthur H, where Marie-Agnès Gillot dances with boxers, such as the world champion Souleymane Cissokho. She has also just made a documentary “Étoile de Mère” on the prima ballerina. 
Tamara also continues her collaboration with the director Jeremie Lippmann, met on the show "Les Souliers Rouges". He offers her to choreograph the parts danced by Victoria Abril, in the play "Drôle de Genre". 
Tamara Fernando created a duet for the Modigliani quartet, on Ravel's Quartet, on the occasion of the Vibre festival, in Bordeaux. 
Tamara Fernando also choreographed many freelance projects, films "Dancers in the loop" by Julie Rohart, "Second Souffle de Nina Parent"..., music videos (Bob Sinclar) and commercials. 

She decides at the beginning of 2021 to create her own company in order to create and tour her personal creations. Tamara recently presented an extract of "Malafemmena", the first creation in progress, carried by her company, at the Théâtre de la Villette in Paris and at Théâtre 12.