Tamara Barker

Director and Teacher

Tamara is the Director of Epic Dance; she teaches Modern Theatre Dance and Jazz, and choreographs and produces our Epic Productions. Tamara has twenty five years of teaching experience, has formerly been Director of Bristol-based Meridian Dance Theatre, Choreographer in Residence at Cotham Performing Arts Academy and Head of Performing Arts at Chippenham College.

Tamara trained at Roshe Performing Arts, Bush Davies School of Theatre Education and The Laban Centre, and has a First Class BA (Hons) in Drama and Poetry. Her post-graduate studies include Sociology and Anthropology of Dance at The Laban Centre and Somatic Education at Moving On Center at Oakland, California.

Tamara has two children, Benji and Lara, and Lara is currently a Grade 1 Epic Dancer!