Marina Tamayo is a choreographer and performer for contemporary and traditional Spanish Dance works and specialises in theatre, television, film and designs performances for dance festivals, tablao and cabaret.
Marina’s choreographic partnerships include artists Michael Boyd, Ame Delves, Carmelo Pizzino (GPO Cabaret, 2005 – 2010); Aitor Hernandez and Jesus Olmedo from Madrid (Tablao Theatre, 2009 – 2019). More recently receiving the opportunity to work alongside Rossy de Palma, a very talented actress from Pedro Almodovar films, Melissa Barrera , from Scream 5, and Director/choreographer Benjamin Millepead, former dancer, choreographer of the American Ballet Theatre and Paris Opera Ballet in his new feature film – Carmen, as Flamenco dancer and Spanish choreographer.
Marina was honoured to receive a nomination at The Australian Dance Awards 2018, for her ‘Service to Dance’. A recognition of her community and professional contributions in building national and international arts focused market engagement. Furthermore she became the first Flamenco artist to receive an award nomination at The Australian Dance Awards, 2020 in the category “Outstanding Achievement in Choreography” for the contemporary Flamenco Dance Theatre work, EMERALD, a contemporary collaborative work with former dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España, Aitor Hernandez.