ACTOR - WRITER - PRODUCER (AND LOVER OF QUIRKY THINGS)
Tamra is a native of El Paso, Texas now residing in New York City. She grew up eating tamales and dreaming of being an Olympic Volleyball player. Nowadays, she spends her time acting, singing, writing, producing and, well, eating Tamales. In life, she is most proud of her role as Aunt Tammi to 5 nieces and 3 nephews. Sister to Stephanie, Josh and Brady and Friend to many.
Stage, screen and the occasional IRL practice zone. She’s particularly fond of testing her humor on medical professionals. As an actor, she currently has several short film projects and a feature in the queue. As writer, she’s had several comedic short plays performed and her comedic series is moving into production on Episodes 2-5 after the pilot having been seen in 17 festivals nationwide and winning several awards.
Current: Chronicles of a Bleep Year Old Woman (Comedic Series); 2019: Not Even The Good Things (Off-Broadway); Past: 11 off-off-broadway shows in addition to countless readings, concerts, cabarets and themed events. In 2016, she founded Shiyr Productions through which she produces an interactive party-theatre experience in an alternative space once a year featuring original comedic plays on a theme.
Life is short. Be yourself. Laugh alot.